Why Tommy Stevens could be the next Taysom, and notes on the UDFA class

Everyone has talked about replacing Drew Brees.

No one has talked about how to replace Taysom Hill if he ascends into the starting role. Mainly because there usually isn’t a way to replace a unicorn, but it appears New Orleans has found the next-best option in Tommy Stevens.

The former Mississippi State and Penn State quarterback was drafted in the seventh round by the Saints after the team traded back in to land him. New Orleans intended to sign Stevens as a priority free agent after the draft but made a move to get back into the draft once he started to lean in another direction.

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