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Saints QB Taysom Hill Starts Game Against Falcons With Perfect TD Drive

Jan 9, 2022, 2:47 PM
Taysom Hill - New Orleans Saints - Atlanta Falcons...
Taysom Hill #7 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before the game against Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 09, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)
(Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU and current New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill recorded a perfect touchdown drive against the Atlanta Falcons.

The Falcons hosted the Saints on Sunday, January 9.

Hill opened the game with a flawless performance on New Orleans’ first possession of the contest.

With 8:29 remaining in the first quarter, Hill connected with Adam Trautman for 18-yards and six points.

Hill’s touchdown pass gave the Saints an early 7-0 lead.

The throw capped a 10-play, 84-yard drive that took 6:31.

On the drive, Hill was 4/4 passing for 38 yards and a touchdown.

Hill entered the game having thrown for 871 yards, three touchdowns, and five interceptions this season.

New Orleans’ game against Atlanta is 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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