Saints quarterback Taysom Hill left Sunday’s game against the Falcons with a foot injury and did not return.
Hill was injured in a run in the second quarter. He was last seen heading to the Saints locker room. while grabbing one of his shoes. After his departure, Santos announced that Hill was questionable to return.
Fox Sports’ Laura Okmin reported early in the second half that Saints coach Sean Payton told her that Hill suffered a Lisfranc injury to his left foot.
Correct spelling here: FOX reporter Laura Okman just said Sean Payton told her at halftime that Taysom Hill sustained a Lisfranc injury to his left foot. https://t.co/WJNJCl1Atd
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According to the Journal of the American Family Physician, a Lisfranc injury can range from a mild sprain to fracture dislocations. Depending on the severity of the injury, treatment options may include surgery. Hill suffered the injury to his right foot in 2015, causing your BYU stint will end prematurely.
Backup quarterback Trevor Siemian replaced Hill and helped give the Saints momentum before the end of the first half. He threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith to give New Orleans a 14-6 lead. The Saints defense then intercepted Matt Ryan during the Falcons’ next series.
The Saints kicked a field goal after the interception and then forced another fumble, this time a fumble from wide receiver Michael Jenkins. Siemian threw his second touchdown pass, a 5-yard pass to Juwan Johnson, after the fumble to increase New Orleans’ lead to 24-6.
Hill previously suffered a plantar fascia tear in the right foot That limited his involvement in November, but he played through injury in the Saints’ first three games in December. He also suffered a hammer toe injury during the Saints’ 27-17 loss to the Cowboys in Week 13. He had a tough game against Dallas, completing 19 of 41 passes for 196 yards with two touchdowns and four interceptions. He helped New Orleans earn wins over the Jets and Buccaneers the next two weeks.