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Tagged: Taysom Hill (31 Results)


Saints take QB in first post-Brees draft

The New Orleans Saints drafted the first quarterback of the post-Drew Brees era when they selected Notre Dame’s IAN BOOK in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Saturday.More Book is the winningest quarterback in Notre Dame history. While his college career was impressive, Book will start his NFL career on the Saints’ bench behind JAMEIS WINSTON and TAYSOM HILL. Less


Factoid: Saints quarterbacks

I think it’s around the goal line where the Saints will miss Drew Brees the most. It’s in that part of the field where accuracy, timing and decision making become the most important. Brees in that regard is one of the best ever, while what they’re going to now is unproven at best.  more »



Saints agree to one-year deal with QB Winston

A day after quarterback DREW BREES announced his retirement, the New Orleans Saints signed fellow quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON to a one-year contract. While Winston likely would have had interest on theMore free agent market, he decided to return to New Orleans to potentially take over for Brees. A quarterback competition is expected to take place between Winston and TAYSOM HILL. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Saints restructure QB Hill’s contract, negotiating with QB Winston

The New Orleans Saints signed quarterback TAYSOM HILL to a contract “extension” on Sunday night, but the move was mostly designed to save money against the salary cap. The Saints areMore reportedly negotiating with fellow quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON, who appears likely to become the heir apparent to DREW BREES – who officially announced his retirement on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog


Saints have “big interest” in keeping QB Winston

New Orleans head coach Sean Payton said on Wednesday that quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON was a great leader for the team during the 2020 season, adding that the Saints have “big interest”More in Winston remaining with the team in 2021. The Saints have a wealth of talent in their quarterback room, with DREW BREES and TAYSOM HILL also on the roster. Payton did add that he expected to hear more from the veteran Brees about his future in the next week to week and a half. Brees is widely expected to retire, although he has made no formal announcement. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


Free agent market heating up for QB Winston

With the MATTHEW STAFFORD for JARED GOFF trade in place between the Rams and the Lions, the free agent market for quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON is reportedly heating up. While he couldMore certainly remain in New Orleans, several teams are said to be interested in his services. With the Saints, Winston is not guaranteed a starting role due to the presence of DREW BREES (for now) and TAYSOM HILL. Several teams see Winston as a potential starter, with both the Colts and Bears being linked to him thus far. Less

Source: Team Blog


Taysom Hill nearing return for Saints

New Orleans Saints QB/WR/RB TAYSOM HILL was upgraded to a full participant in Thursday’s practice after being limited on Wednesday. Hill left last week’s win against the Carolina Panthers in theMore fourth quarter with a concussion and did not return. His being a full participant on Thursday indicates he is progressing through the NFL’s concussion protocol and will likely be available for his usual multifaceted role in the Saints playoff opener against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


No backfield? No problem. Brees, defense lead Saints vs. Panthers

All the New Orleans Saints active-roster running backs landed on the Covid-19 reserve list heading into Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. Despite the depleted team, DREW BREES led the SaintsMore to a win with 3 touchdown passes. The running game fared just fine, led by receiver TY MONTGOMERY and quarterback TAYSOM HILL. And the defense made life miserable for Panthers quarterbacks TEDDY BRIDGEWATER and P.J. WALKER with a total of 5 interceptions. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Podcast: December 11 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 14 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Points.  more »



Saints QB Hill throws first NFL touchdown pass

New Orleans Saints quarterback TAYSOM HILL threw his first NFL touchdown pass in Sunday’s win over the Atlanta Falcons. Hill, who is accustomed to scoring rushing touchdowns, had 2 touchdown passes in the game as he continues to fill in nicely for an injured DREW BREES.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Podcast: December 4 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 13 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and RotoWire.  more »

Podcast: December 3 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back at a wild Week 12 around the NFL and begin to preview Week 13. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports.  more »


Mailbag: November 27, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special holiday edition. Start Taysom Hill over Tom Brady? What happens to the Bengals without Joe Burrow? Cam Akers' long-term value. And more. more »


Podcast: November 24 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 11 of the NFL regular season -- and offer a brand new prize in this week's SUPPLY BY DEMAND contest. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »



New Orleans QB Hill leads Saints in first career start

With quarterback DREW BREES out for the foreseeable future, the New Orleans Saints turned to swiss army knife backup TAYSOM HILL for his first career start at quarterback on Sunday. HillMore was outstanding, completing almost 80% of his passes while leading the team in rushing and scoring 2 rushing touchdowns. Hill was a sneaky play in leagues that allowed him to participate in the flex position as a tight end. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

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