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Saints to officially place a first-round tender on RFA QB Taysom Hill; long-term deal expected to get done before the start of free agency.
The New Orleans Saints will officially place a first-round tender on restricted free agent Taysom Hill, the Saints will now have the opportunity to protect their franchise player and can match any team’s offer sheet or get back a that team’s first round pick. The Saints also expect to get a deal done with Hill before the start of free agency March 18th, Per Adam Schefter ESPN.
Saints putting money where mouth is: they’re planning to place 1st-round tender on restricted FA QB Taysom Hill, per source, meaning NO will have a chance to match any offer sheet he signs with another team or get back a first-round pick. Saints plan to re-sign him soon anyway.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 6, 2020