Taysom Hill played 241 offensive snaps last season, most of them at positions other than quarterback in the Saints offense. He will continue in that role this season, Sean Payton said Wednesday, but Hill will add another duty.
Hill also will serve as the Saints’ backup quarterback behind Drew Brees.
“He’s earned that opportunity,” Payton said on WWL Radio, via Jeff Duncan of TheAthletic.com.
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