New Orleans Saints backup quarterback and energy gamer Taysom Hill was hauled off the field throughout Sunday’s video game versus the Washington Football Team after sustaining a concussion following a frightening helmet-to-helmet hit.
The Saints were routing by 6 with simply over 12 minutes left in the 2nd quarter when a helpless Hill was struck hard by Washington’s William Jackson III, who took numerous enter the hit.
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New Orleans Saints pass receiver Taysom Hill (7) suffers an obvious neck injury versus the Washington Football Team throughout the very first half at FedExField..
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Hill decreased tough and appeared to get his head while still on the field. He was ultimately hauled off, and Jackson was flagged for an individual nasty however not disqualified from the video game. He might possibly still be fined by the league.
The Saints ruled Hill out for the rest of the video game with a concussion.
New Orleans Saints pass receiver Taysom Hill (7) is assisted to his feet after being hurt versus the Washington Football Team throughout the 2nd quarter at FedExField.
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Coach Sean Payton will need to stick to quarterback Jameis Winston in spite of his unsteady start with Hill no longer a choice.
Winston tossed an early interception to Cole Holcomb however followed that up with a 72- backyard goal to Deonte Harris. Chase Young got his very first sack on the next Saints drive and required a fumble by Winston that was recuperated by Washington’s Daron Payne.
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New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, right, ratings a goal in front of Washington Football Team totally free security Kamren Curl in the very first half of an NFL football video game, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Landover, Md.
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A goal by star running back Alvin Kamara and a 49- lawn goal pass to Marquez Callaway as time ended had the Saints leading 20-13 at halftime.
The Associated Press added to this report.