New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill will have his first starting opportunity of the season in the Thursday night game.
At present, the New Orleans Saints offensive team suffers from serious and minor injuries. Running back Alvin Kamara, offensive tackle Terron Armstead and Ryan Ramczyk all have knee injuries. New Orleans Saints hopes that Hill’s return can inject new energy into the offensive team.
Hill will replace Trevor Siemian, who has a 0-4 starting record. A week ago, Hill had just renewed a unique contract with the team: If Hill continues to play multiple roles (substitute quarterback, running back, wide receiver, close end, special team member) according to the current position, the rest The total contract salary will be 40 million U.S. dollars. But if Hill later becomes the Saints’ starting quarterback, the contract salary can reach up to $95 million.
New Orleans Saints’ original starting quarterback, Jameis Winston, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in week eight and was reimbursed for the season. Hill has completed 7 passes of 8 passes so far this season, advancing for 56 yards, no touchdowns, and one interception. He also rushed the ball 20 times, advanced 104 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 4 catches for 52 yards.