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Former BYU QB Taysom Hill Leads Saints To Win In First NFL Start

Nov 22, 2020, 2:30 PM | Updated: Nov 27, 2020, 4:53 pm

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Taysom Hill #7 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates his touchdown run in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 22, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU star Taysom Hill led the New Orleans Saints to a win over the Atlanta Falcons in his first NFL start at quarterback.

Hill and the Saints hosted the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday, November 22.

The former Cougar signal-caller played an efficient game and got better throughout the contest.

Hill was 18/23 passing for 233 yards and had a passer rating of 108.9.

 

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The fourth-year quarterback led the Saints’ rushing attack with 10 carries for 51 yards and two touchdowns.

Hill’s only blemishes were a couple of overthrows and underthrows, as well as a lost fumble in the second half.

With the win, New Orleans improved to 8-2 on the season.

The Saints’ next game is against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 29 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on FOX.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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Former BYU QB Taysom Hill Leads Saints To Win In First NFL Start