Taysom Hill carted off the field after helmet-to-helmet hit

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Saints offensive weapon Taysom Hill has been carted off the field in New Orleans’ matchup with Washington.

Quarterback Jameis Winston targeted Hill with a downfield pass on the right side. While the pass was incomplete, Washington’s William Jackson lowered his head and hit Hill helmet-to-helmet. Hill stayed down for a bit, but was able to stand up and get on the cart himself before riding off the field.

The Saints were able to score a touchdown after Hill exited. A screen pass to running back Alvin Kamara went 12 yards to get New Orleans just outside of the red zone. And then Kamara took a handoff 23 yards for a touchdown.

But Cody Parkey missed the extra point, keeping the game tied at 13 with just under 11 minutes left in the second quarter.

New Orleans receiver Deonte Harris, who caught a 72-yard touchdown earlier in the game, is questionable to return with a hamstring injury.

And Washington offensive tackle Sam Cosmi tried to return after suffering an ankle injury on the Football Team’s previous scoring drive. But he went down again and has since been declared out after heading to the locker room.

6 responses to “Taysom Hill carted off the field after helmet-to-helmet hit

  1. Hill plays like a bowling ball but he’s not built like a Mike Alstott. Hope he’s ok but this is the risk of using a guy in the QB room as a multi weapon you may lose him.

  2. Losing Taysom Hill for any significant period of time would be a double setback for the Saints. They’d lose the “slash” factor AND would be forced to go exclusively with Jameis “Stats” Winston and his altruistic giveaways at the QB position.

  3. That was 100% targeting. He knew it was Hill and it was obvious there was no reason to target him, you can even see him hesitate before deciding to go for the cheap shot. Plus it was obvious where he dropped low to get helmet to helmet.

    Fortunately he didn’t get a direct hit or it could’ve been so much worse. Hopefully the NFL will look at the play during the week but I doubt it since it’s the Saints.

  4. Ridiculous that he wasn’t ejected from the game since that’s usually the call for hits like that. NFL doesn’t care because it’s the Saints and it’s exactly what Goodell wants.

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