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Saints Announce Trevor Siemian As Week 9 QB1 Over Taysom Hill

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Trevor Siemian #15 of the New Orleans Saints throws the ball in the course of the second half towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Caesars Superdome on October 31, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Picture by Sean Gardner/Getty Pictures)

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SALT LAKE CITY – New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton introduced Trevor Siemian because the staff’s beginning quarterback for Week 9 over former BYU star Taysom Hill.

Payton declared the previous Denver Broncos signal-caller because the Saints’ QB1 on Friday, November 5.

Regardless of not beginning at quarterback, Hill will play towards the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 7, in accordance with the top coach.

The previous BYU quarterback will function Siemian’s backup alongside Notre Dame product Ian Guide.

Hill returned to apply this week after struggling a concussion on October 10. He has missed New Orleans’ final two video games.

Saints starter Jameis Winston suffered a season-ending knee harm throughout Week 8.

Payton confirmed that Winston had a torn ACL that occurred in the course of the first half of New Orleans’ win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Halloween. Siemian changed Winston and led the Saints to a win over the Bucs.

Winston beat out Hill for the Saints QB1 job throughout coaching camp.

By 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’ sport towards the Atlanta Falcons will start at 11 a.m. (MDT) on Sunday, November 7 and can be televised on FOX.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals within the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Comply with him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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