Taysom Hill RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brett Favre: Packers should use Jordan Love like Taysom Hill

    Yahoo! Sports "There are plenty of similarities between the Brett Favre/Aaron Rodgerssituation and the Rodgers/Jordan Love dynamic. There could be one significant difference, if the Packers take Favre’s advice. Favre thinks that Love should play from time to time, something..." June 28

  • Taysom Hill could see expanded role this season

    Sportsnaut "Taysom Hill is perhaps the most beloved athlete in New Orleans, both by fans and the New Orleans Saints coaching staff. While football fans might have to wait another year for him to become the starting quarterback, we could see even more from Hill next season. The Saints..." May 25

  • Packers OC’s response on using Jordan Love like Taysom Hill

    Clutch Points "Jordan Love is expected to be the heir apparent to Aaron Rodgers for the Green Bay Packers, but he could have an immediate role in his rookie season. Nathaniel Hackett, the offensive coordinator of the Packers, responded to the idea of Love being utilized similarly to Taysom..." May 24

  • Taysom Hill ‘the guy’ after Drew Brees retires

    Sportsnaut "The New Orleans Saints are poised for a Super Bowl run this year in what might be Drew Brees final NFL season. While plenty of attention is on the present, though, head coach Sean Payton has reportedly already picked out his starting quarterback once Brees retires. New Orleans was..." May 20

  • The Saints Put Taysom Hill in Too Many Dangerous Situations for Him to Be Their QB of the Future

    The Big Lead "Throughout this offseason, the Saints have steadfastly maintained that Taysom Hill is their quarterback of the future. Jay Glazer has reported it based on inside sources and Sean Payton has said as much twice, including this quote to Aditi Kinkhabwala: “When..." May 17

  • Sean Payton: We think Taysom Hill is going to be an outstanding NFL quarterback

    Yahoo! Sports "The New Orleans Saints have situated themselves in such a way that Taysom Hill appears to be the quarterback-in-waiting for when Drew Brees elects to retire from the game. But with Hill essentially being a gadget player through his first three seasons in..." May 15

  • Lincoln Riley disagrees with Jalen Hurts-Taysom Hill comparison

    247 Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles selected Alabama and Oklahoma product Jalen Hurts with the No. 53 overall pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 24, and Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley firmly believes that his former pupil for the 2019 season is there to be a..." May 08

  • Sean Payton Thinks Taysom Hill Will Be The Next Steve Young

    Total Pro Sports "Sean Payton really thinks highly of Taysom Hill. The do-it-all QB does more on offense for the Saints probably more than any other player in the entire league, with him playing on special teams, throwing a block downfield, catching a touchdown pass and throwing an occasional deep..." May 05

  • Details On Taysom Hill’s Contract, 2020 Role

    Pro Football Rumors "Last week, the Saints signed Taysom Hill to a two-year extension worth $21MM ($16MM guaranteed) that will tether him to the team through the 2021 season. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk provides a breakdown of the deal, which features a $1.4MM roster bonus for..." May 03

  • Did the Saints find their next Taysom Hill? Sean Payton previews the plan for Tommy Stevens

    Mississippi Today "The NFL Draft was rocking along, nearing its end, and then, rolling across the bottom of our TV screens, came this bolt out of the blue: The New Orleans Saints, with pick No. 240 in the seventh round, take Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens. Say what? And while the..." April 29

  • Inside the Taysom Hill contract

    Pro Football Talk "Taysom Hill traded a one-year, $4.64 million restricted free agency tender for a two-year, $21 million contract with the Saints. It’s a win-win that rewards Hill with $16 million in guaranteed money, and that allows the Saints to keep Hill through 2021 without having to worry about..." April 27

  • Taysom Hill: Contract creates opportunity to be the guy if Drew Brees retires

    New Orleans Saints "New Orleans Saints Quarterback Taysom Hill Local Media Zoom Availability Saturday, April 25, 2020 "Obviously I have a lot of emotions right now, number one being gratitude. I'm so grateful of the opportunity I've had to be a part of the New Orleans Saints..." April 27

  • Taysom Hill describes his preferred role for 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "Taysom Hill will be paid handsomely to back up Drew Brees in 2020, but that doesn’t mean he won’t have an on-field role at some point. Hill’s versatility means he can spell Brees and play alongside him. Hill himself sees his role as similar to what he did in the..." April 26

  • Saints sign Taysom Hill to two-year, $21M extension

    NFL.com "The "Swiss Army Knife" is staying in the New Orleans Saints' cupboard. Quarterback Taysom Hill has agreed to a two-year, $21 million extension that'll keep him with the Saints through 2021, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Sunday. He..." April 26

  • Saints Have a Taysom Hill, Jameis Winston Quarterback Controversy

    The Big Lead "The New Orleans Saints are going to sign Jameis Winston to a one-year deal to backup future NBC broadcaster Drew Brees. It's an interesting signing for everyone involved, from the Saints to Winston to Drew Brees' heir apparent, Taysom Hill. The Saints might have a rare backup..." April 26

  • Taysom Hill won’t sign tender soon, but will participate in virtual offseason program

    NBC Sports "The deadline has passed for any other team to sign Saints quarterback Taysom Hill, a restricted free agent, to an offer sheet. But Hill remains unsigned, because he hasn’t signed his one-year, $4.7 million tender offer. Per a league source, Hill doesn’t plan to sign..." April 19

  • Taysom Hill remaining with Saints after restricted free agency deadline passes with no offer

    Deseret News "Former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is set to return to the New Orleans Saints for his fourth NFL season, as the league’s deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets with another team passed Friday. There were no offer sheets extended to any restricted free agents..." April 17

  • Deadline approaches to make Taysom Hill an RFA offer

    Pro Football Talk "Saints quarterback Taysom Hill has not yet signed his restricted free agency tender. By Friday, there will be one less reason not to. That’s the deadline for any unsigned restricted free agent to sign an offer sheet with another team. " April 15

  • Ex-Mississippi State QB Tommy Stevens hopes Taysom Hill opened door for him

    Indianapolis Star "Tommy Stevens was bored. That’s the way he remembers this whole thing starting, the beginning of the role he played at Penn State, a role that just might be his ticket to the NFL. Back in 2016, Stevens was already a month or so into his second season in Happy Valley,..." April 14

  • Sean Payton: Taysom Hill sees himself as a starting quarterback, and we do too

    Pro Football Talk "Sean Payton does not believe in the old adage that if you have two quarterbacks you have none. The Saints re-signed Drew Brees and placed a first-round tender on Taysom Hill, and Payton said on ESPN that the reason the Saints put a first-round tender on Hill is that they think..." March 31

  • Taysom Hill Will Be QB2 For New Orleans In 2020

    KSL "New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said that former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill will be Drew Brees’ primary backup in 2020. Payton confirmed Hill’s move up the Saints’ depth chart on Wednesday, March 25. The former BYU QB spent the 2019 season as a..." March 25

  • Fans Are Ripping Into Brady Poppinga for Saying Lamar Jackson Is a 'Poor-Man's Taysom Hill'

    Complex "In what could be one of the worst takes in NFL history, people are really fixing their lips to say that Taysom Hill is a better quarterback than the reigning NFL MVP.  On Monday, former NFL outside linebacker Brady Poppinga described Lamar Jackson as a..." March 23

  • Saints To Place First-Round Tender On Taysom Hill

    Pro Football Rumors "The Saints clearly don’t intend on letting Taysom Hill go anywhere. New Orleans is planning to place a first-round tender on the restricted free agent, a source told Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (Twitter link). Hill can still sign an offer sheet with another team,..." March 06

  • Mickey Loomis: We have a vision for Taysom Hill

    Bleacher Report "The New Orleans Saints didn't expect to emerge from this offseason with three quarterbacks still on their roster. They're now hoping they can keep at least two of them—and have a game plan set should it happen.  As the Saints work out a new deal..." February 28

  • Here are the Saints' options for Taysom Hill with another Drew Brees contract looming

    Sporting News "The last time we saw Taysom Hill in action, he was the Saints’ most versatile player in their wild-card playoff loss to the Vikings. He completed a 50-yard pass and rushed four times for 50 yards. He caught a 20-yard touchdown pass. He also played 27 snaps on special teams,..." February 21

  • Sean Payton believes Taysom Hill's contract negotiation will 'take a little more work' than that of Drew Brees

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees took longer this time around to make a decision regarding his football future, but coach Sean Payton doesn't foresee much changing in how his new contract gets done, he said on WWL Radio on Wednesday. "Every time that subject has come..." February 20

  • Report: Saints likely to place a first or second-round tender on Taysom Hill

    Clutch Points "Drew Brees announced he will be playing in 2020. That means the New Orleans Saints likely have their quarterback for the upcoming season. It also means they are now in a weird situation with both Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill. A situation that might see them not bring..." February 18

  • Saints' Taysom Hill content with role behind Drew Brees: 'I'm in no hurry to leave'

    The Score "Taysom Hill isn't crafting an exit strategy from the New Orleans Saints following news Drew Brees will return in 2020. Hill, an impending restricted free agent, previously declared his desire to become a starting quarterback and said earlier in February..." February 18

  • Taysom Hill-Patriots Links Raise Questions About QB’s Starting Potential

    NESN "The New Orleans Saints’ Taysom Hill proved himself as an effective part-time offensive playmaker in 2019. Apparently that was enough to show some people in NFL circles — and Hill, himself — that he also could be a “franchise quarterback.” That’s a..." February 17

  • NFL Tweets Video of Every Completion of Taysom Hill's Career, Doesn't Even Include All Seven of Them

    The Big Lead "Taysom Hill will test the open market this offseason as a restricted free agent. The 29-year old New Orleans Saints quarterback is an intriguing possibility for some teams, including the Saints, who have to consider life after 41-year old Drew Brees. Perhaps in an effort to drum up some..." February 15