NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The decision on who to start at quarterback may have become a bit clearer in the New Orleans Saints’ 23-21 preseason win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Caesar’s Superdome on Monday night.
Jameis Winston got the nod to go under center first and made the most of his start by going 9-of-10 for 123 yards and two touchdowns in three series, including a 43-yard strike to Marquez Callaway on the team’s opening drive. Meanwhile, Winston’s rival for the starting job, Taysom Hill, went 11-of-20 for 138 yards and a touchdown in six series.
While Winston was untouched, Hill was sacked twice for a loss of 14 yards.
Head coach Sean Payton addressed the media after the game as seen in the video clip at the top of the page.
Meanwhile, the star of the night field questions regarding his near-flawless first quarter performance.
Here is what Winston had to say:
Hill also talked about his performance on the night:
Wide Receiver Marquez Callaway caught five passes for 104 yards and scored two touchdowns:
Lastly, defensive tackle Jalen Dalton racked up four tackles and a sack during the game. Here is what he had to say: