FOXBORO, Mass. The New England Patriots released second-year running back
Quadtrine Hill today. In a separate move the team activated veteran wide receiver
Done Stallworth from PUP list.
The 6-foot-2, 230-pound Hill was signed to the Patriots practice squad on January
4, 2007. He was added to the active roster nearly three weeks later on January
23, 2007. The former University of Miami product was originally signed by the
Houston Texans as a rookie free agent. Hill also spent time with the Bears before
being released by Chicago on August 24, 2006.
The Patriots signed Stallworth as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2007.
One of four veteran wide receivers the team added in the offseason, Stallworth
is expected to compete for a starting role with the current group of Patriots'
receivers. The sixth-year veteran spent time with the New Orleans Saints 2002-2005
before being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2006. The 6-foot, 200-pound
pass catcher has managed 233 receptions for 3,516 yards and 28 touchdowns over
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