Taysom Hill finally got his chance to excite as the Saints QB in preseason opener (1 Viewer)


By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Taysom Hill, a missile off the edge, nearly got his hands on a Jaguars punt in the New Orleans Saints' preseason opener.

He was on the field for the opening kickoff, too, in one of the chase positions out on the edge of the Saints kick coverage unit. When it was the Saints' turn to receive a kick a few minutes later, he was on that team too, this time as a blocker. Same goes for the place-kicking team (holder) and punt team (upback).

All this is old news, though. Everyone got their fill of Taysom Hill, the novelty special teams utility man, a year ago. No, Thursday (Aug. 9) was all about Taysom Hill the quarterback, the first time those two things aligned in a game and in a Saints uniform.

People were eager for this, and so was he. ...

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