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Saints QB Taysom Hill Darts Late Touchdown Pass To Jared Cook During Eagles Game

Dec 13, 2020, 5:44 PM | Updated: 5:46 pm
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Quarterback Taysom Hill #7 of the New Orleans Saints gets off a pass while being pressured by nose tackle Javon Hargrave #93 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on December 13, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill slung a touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook late in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Eagles hosted the Saints on Sunday, December 13.

With 1:24 left in the game, Hill propelled a 20-yard pass into the end zone and Cook’s arms.

The toss cut Philadelphia’s lead to 24-21.

It was his fourth passing touchdown this season.

It was the former BYU star’s second touchdown toss of the contest.

Unfortunately for New Orleans, the Eagles recovered an onside kick on the following play and ran out the clock.

Philadelphia won 24-21.

It was Hill’s first loss as a starting quarterback in the NFL. He is now 3-1 as a starter.

Hill finished the contest 28/38 passing for 291 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception.

He had a rating of 102.0.

Hill also ran the ball five times for 33 yards.

With the loss, the Saints moved to 10-3 on the season.

New Orleans’ next game is against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, December 20 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on CBS.

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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