Richard Hill

  • joined Oct 11, 2009
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Editor at Pats Pulpit. Always seeking the bright side of analysis. Opinions clearly my own.

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Film Room: Patriots Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo


I sat down and watched four of Garoppolo's games to see what type of player he is and what type of player he could eventually become.

Patriots Spoke to Atlanta Before Jimmy Garoppolo


The Patriots selected their quarterback of the future, but they had to turn down some offers before making the decision.

2014 Patriots Draft: Day Two Review


The Patriots find themselves in a roughly similar position at the end of day two as they were in at the start of the day. Here's what happened.

Patriots Draft Pick Analysis: QB Jimmy Garoppolo


In a stunner, it looks like the Patriots have drafted their quarterback of the future.

How the Patriots Can Rule The Draft's Second Day


The Patriots have a while until they pick, but the board seems to favor them. Here's why.

This is Why Dominique Easley is Incredible


A short five picture essay on why Patriots new defensive tackle Dominique Easley is going to change the defense.

Bill Belichick's Post Draft Press Conference Notes


Patriots GM and head coach Bill Belichick offered some thoughts on the team's first round decisions.

First Round Helps the Patriots to Deal Mallett


The Patriots were linked to the Texans for back-up quarterback Ryan Mallett. Here's why the first round went in New England's favor.

Patriots Draft Pick Analysis: DT Dominique Easley


The Patriots have made their selection and it's a player who can push this unit over the top.

Rich Hill's Patriots Draft Day Predictions


Let's throw out some predictions! What do you believe will happen today?

Today is the Favorite Holiday of Patriots Fans


Today marks the start of the 2014 NFL Draft and for Patriots fans, it usually means something a little more special.

Dr. Dre Is Buying Tom Brady's House in California


The most important news of the past week and we somehow forgot to report it. Our sincere apologies. I guess I was waiting for Detox to be released.

Sherman Signs 4 Year Deal; Fallout for Revis?


The Seahawks have extended cornerback Richard Sherman on a four year deal. How does this affect the Patriots?

Were you Undrafted? Come to New England!


The Seahawks send out a notice to all undrafted players showing them why Seattle is a premier destination. New England shows up as a strong challenger for the gold standard.

Willie McGinest Announcing Patriots 2nd Round Pick


The league has former players announce team's second round picks. I'm guessing Willie gets a workout.

Scouts Offer Consensus Tight End Rankings


In a position of great interest to Patriots fans, here's what the scouts are thinking.

Patriots Linebackers are the Heart of the Defense


Lost in the fanfare of the off-season is how well the Patriots are set up at the linebacker position and how strong of a unit they will be moving forward.

PFF: Patriots Draft Grader


The folks over at Pro Football Focus has evaluated the Patriots drafting prowess between 2009 and 2011.

2014 NFL Draft: Rich Hill's Mock Draft 2.0


The combine has passed, free agency has quieted down, and we're in the spin-cycle of oblivion. Here's my mock.

Caserio: "You don’t want to pass on a player"


Patriots Director of Player Personnel Nick Caserio offered a press conference with some quality nuggets of information.

Seahawks Extend S Thomas, Set Ceiling for McCourty


On a slow news day, a move by the reigning Super Bowl champs will have a long term impact on the Patriots.

Bill Belichick Wins Against the Spread


The Patriots head coach for winning during the season- it turns out he's winning in Vegas, too.

More Numbers to Support the Need for a DE3


The Patriots greatly overworked their defensive ends- how do they compare to the rest of the league?

Don't Have to Draft Mallett's Replacement Early


Selecting the heir to Ryan Mallett is extremely important, but don't let that inflate your value for the draft necessity.

Re-Introducing the Linebacker/Safety Hybrid


Bill Belichick's had some dream positions on defense that haven't come true. Is it time for that to happen?

Patriots to Draft Offensive Weapon in Round One


If we want to speculate on a pick for the Patriots in the first round, all the signs are pointing towards an offensive weapon

Freeman: Patriots Looking for Top Receiving Talent


If there's going to be a curveball, it'll be at the first round pick.

Is the Patriots Defensive End Depth On the Roster?


The Patriots need some serious help at defensive end, but is the answer already on the roster?

Colt Lyerla is Off the Patriots Draft Board


The speculation can hopefully end as one of the more controversial tight ends is off the Patriots draft radar.

Brandon Bolden Looking to Break Through


The Patriots are looking for their third running back in the rotation. Is it possible he's already on the roster?

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