Sean Payton shocked many when he introduced that he could be going with Taysom Hill over backup Jameis Winston as beginning quarterback in Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons however for him, the choice was about the long run.
Sources advised ESPN that a number of gamers and other people within the Saints’ group felt that Winston ought to have gotten the beginning job however in line with different reviews, Payton is utilizing the absence of Drew Brees to check the waters with Hill, who might probably change into the starter within the close to future.
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“Sean simply desires to know,” one supply advised the NFL Community.
Hills signed a significant two-year, $21 million contract within the offseason – signaling that the Saints had massive plans for the 30-year-old.
The Saints are working beneath the idea that this may possible be Brees’ last season which stands out as the main motive behind beginning Hill over Winston, ESPN reported.
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Brees was unable to complete final week’s recreation in opposition to the 49ers after absorbing a heavy hit on a sack try by 287-pound San Francisco defensive deal with Kentavius Road.
He mentioned Saturday that he suffered 11 fractured ribs however revealed that almost all of them have been sustained through the Week 9 recreation in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Hill has but to start out a regular-season recreation however he’s 4 for 5 passes for 86 yards and has but to throw a landing or interception this season.