By Steve Geller | WWL
The 2020 New Orleans Saints are jammed packed with talent and appear to be one of the toughest teams, top to bottom, in the NFL. The roster is dripping with star power, with the likes of Drew Brees, Michael Thomas, Cam Jordan and Demario Davis. But, not every player can be in the bright spotlight. Some key contributions come from role players or guys who don’t get the recognition they deserve,
Like, did you know Josh Hill is heading into year 8 with the Saints? He is one of the undrafted gems that scouts found and has been polished into a trusted tight end. Hill isn’t going to put up eye-popping stats, but does deal with the “dirty work”, like run and pass blocking. along with contributing on special teams. ...
Hill was forced out of week 5’s contest against Tampa Bay last year with a concussion and Coach Payton’s post game comments about the tight end were sure attention grabbing.
“…losing him was like losing your front door. All of a sudden there are 58 plays on the call sheet and he was involved in a lot of them….”
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