Saints Activate QB Taysom Hill, Place DB Marcus Williams On COVID-19 List
SALT LAKE CITY – The New Orleans Saints activated former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and placed former Utah safety Marcus Williams on the team’s COVID-19/Reserve list.
The transactions took place on Wednesday, December 29.
Hill was added to the list on December 23 and missed New Orleans’ Week 16 20-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Williams was placed on the Saints’ COVID-19/Reserve list in between Weeks 16-17.
Per agreed-upon NFL-NFLPA policy, clubs are not permitted to comment on a player’s medical status other than referring to roster status. Being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list is for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been in close contact with an infected person or persons.
The Saints activated 12 players from the COVID-19 list, including QBs Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian plus LB Demario Davis.
The team placed S Marcus Williams on the COVID-19 list.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) December 29, 2021
Hill has started that last three games for New Orleans and has led the Saints to a 2-1 record in those games.
This season, Hill has thrown for 649 yards, two touchdowns, and five interceptions with a 55.7 percent completion rate in nine games played.
— Kyle Ireland (@kyleireland) December 3, 2021
Williams has recorded 72 total tackles, 51 solo tackles, one forced fumble, two interceptions, and eight pass breakups in 2021.
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 12, 2021
The Saints currently own a 7-8 record and sit in second place in the NFC South.
New Orleans’ next game is against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, January 2 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX.
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