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Saints QB Taysom Hill Carted Off After Hit To Head During Game Against WFT
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill suffered a hit to the head and was carted off the field during a game against the Washington Football Team.
Washington hosted New Orleans on Sunday, October 10.
With 12:24 remaining in the first half, Saints quarterback Jameis Winston threw a pass intended for Hill. At the end of the play, Hill was on the ground after suffering a helmet-to-helmet hit by Washington’s William Jackson III.
After he was assessed by medical personnel, Hill was carted off the field and into the Saints’ locker room. Hill was sitting up as he was carted off the field. CBS reported that the former BYU star was able to move all of his extremities.
Hill exited the field on a cart after this play. ⬇️ @kslsports pic.twitter.com/jZM3IzFhXc https://t.co/GcLqmK1VDz
— Kyle Ireland (@kyleireland) October 10, 2021
Jackson III was given a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty for the hit.
New Orleans finished the drive with a touchdown to tie the game at 13-13.
The Saints ruled Hill out for the rest of the contest with a concussion.
Taysom Hill (Concussion) is OUT for the remainder of the game
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) October 10, 2021
Hill had one catch for 11 yards before leaving the game.
New Orleans’ game against Washington is 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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