Saints' Hill no longer training to be 'Swiss Army knife'
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Taysom Hill is training to be a full-time quarterback for the first time in his NFL career as he prepares for a preseason competition with the New Orleans Saints.

"Historically, for the last four years, my workout routine has been different," Hill said Tuesday, via ESPN's Mike Triplett. "It's been structured to be the Swiss Army knife and do all these other things I was going to be called upon doing, where now my emphasis, my focus, is on being a full-time quarterback."

Hill played a variety of roles for the Saints early in his career, taking snaps on special teams and on offense at a bunch of positions. He's expected to battle Jameis Winston for the starting job in 2021 following Drew Brees' retirement.

In four starts at quarterback last year, Hill completed nearly 72% of his passes for four touchdowns and two interceptions. New Orleans went 3-1 during that stretch.

The Saints signed Hill to a voidable four-year, $140-million extension earlier in the offseason, lowering his 2021 cap hit while establishing parameters for a new contract should he break out as a quarterback.

For his career, Hill has thrown four touchdowns, rushed for 11, and caught another seven.

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