Taysom Hill is a versatile player who is highly valued by New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, and we got a great feel for the valuable role he can play early in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Hill, a former BYU quarterback who is typically used in short-yardage situations and to keep defenses guessing, was a huge factor in the Saints taking a 10-3 lead over the Vikings in the second quarter. The first thing he did on the drive was run for 11 yards. Then, Hill completed a 50-yard pass to Deonte Harris to set New Orleans up with 1st-and-goal. On the very next play, Hill served as a lead blocker and helped Alvin Kamara get into the end zone.
Here’s the entire sequence: