Taysom Hill and the New Orleans Saints offense exceeded a lot of people’s expectations against the Atlanta Falcons. And the area they surprised people most was through the air.
With Hill making his first career NFL start at quarterback, he averaged over eight yards per pass attempt and posted an adjusted completion percentage of 90.9%, which was third-best among 30 qualifying QBs.
As you can see in this film study (PERMALINK), he was supremely accurate in the intermediate levels of the field and overall just made sound decisions.
While Atlanta’s defense isn’t as bad as some make it out...