SALT LAKE CITY – New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton mentioned that former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is on schedule to return from a concussion.
Payton spoke to the media about Hill’s standing on Monday, November 1.
Hill suffered a concussion after a helmet-to-helmet hit through the Saints’ recreation towards the Washington Soccer Staff on October 10. The previous BYU star needed to be carted off the sector following the damage.
After lacking New Orleans’ final two video games, Payton mentioned that Hill’s return is on the horizon.
“He’s progressing nicely. He’s on schedule,” the Saints coach mentioned of his backup quarterback.
The Saints want Hill to return from the league’s concussion protocol after beginning quarterback Jameis Winston suffered a season-ending knee damage throughout Week 8.
On Monday, Payton confirmed that Winston had a torn ACL that occurred through the first half of New Orleans’ win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Halloween.
Winston beat out Hill for the Saints QB1 job throughout coaching camp.
By way of the primary 4 video games of the season, the Saints utilized the previous BYU star as an all-around playmaker like he was utilized in previous seasons.
This season, Hill is 3/4 passing for 12 yards and an interception. He’s run the ball 16 instances for 77 yards and three touchdowns.
Throughout his 5 seasons within the NFL, Hill has thrown for 1,059 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions with a 70.3 completion price.
New Orleans at the moment owns a 5-2 report and sits in second place within the NFC South division.
The Saints’ subsequent recreation is at residence towards the Atlanta Falcons (3-4) on Sunday, November 7 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX.
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