New Orleans Saints do-it-all participant Taysom Hill appears to be committing to 2 extra years.
Hill, who initially was tendered as a restricted free agent for this 12 months, agreed to a two-year deal price $21 million, together with $16 million assured, to stay with the Saints by the 2021 NFL season, Yahoo! Sports activities reported Sunday.
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The Saints reportedly made one other splash the identical day, addressing their quarterback scenario. Quarterback Jameis Winston is finalizing a one-year deal to play for the New Orleans Saints, and could have a chance to backup future Corridor of Famer Drew Brees, in keeping with Yahoo! Sports activities.
Winston possible will compete for the No. 2 spot on the depth chart with Hill, and could have an opportunity to take over for Brees as quickly as 2021. Winston ought to land the No. 2 job, particularly because the Saints have appeared reluctant to give the job to Hill due to his function as a runner, receiver, and particular groups participant.
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Hill, who initially was stored with a first-round tender provide, would get a increase from the $4.6 million he would have made this 12 months if he signed his tender provide, however he additionally could be paid lots lower than beginning quarterbacks on the open market.
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Hill stated he anticipated to be a beginning quarterback sometime.
For his half, Saints coach Sean Payton stated he believed Hill had that type of expertise, however within the meantime, Hill will proceed for use as a viable weapon within the Saints’ offense.