Saints snap counts: Taysom Hill's offensive role expands again vs. Giants (1 Viewer)

By Josh Katzenstein, | The Times-Picayune

The New Orleans Saints expanded Taysom Hill's role again during Sunday's win over the New York Giants.

After playing a career-high five snaps last week against the Atlanta Falcons, the do-it-all third-string quarterback played 15 snaps on Sunday, showcasing even more versatility as he threw passes and made a reception for the first time in the 33-18 win over the Giants.

"Just plays we like," Saints coach Sean Payton said of Hill's increased use on offense. "Different type of play designs and things that I think he does well."

Hill finished the game with four carries for 28 yards, highlighted by a 19-yard run in the second quarter. He was also 1 of 2 passing for 10 yards. The completion came on a first-quarter fake punt that he converted when he connected with cornerback and special teams ace Justin Hardee, who played receiver in college. He also had a 16-yard kickoff return and one catch for minus-4 yards. ...

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