The New Orleans Saints have gotten off to a blazing start against the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship Game, scoring on each of their first three drives. But the Saints appear to be a man down late in the first quarter.
On the Saints’ third drive, tight end Josh Hill caught a screen pass and rushed out for a 24-yard gain.
Unfortunately, he came up slowly after being tackled and quickly headed to the sidelines before going to the locker room.
The Saints ultimately converted that drive into six points as Drew Brees found Garrett Griffin in the endzone for a touchdown to improve the score to 13-0.
You can see Hill’s reaction to the tackle at the tail end of this video:
Josh Hill gains 24 yards on the screen pass! #HomeInTheDome
— NFL (@NFL) January 20, 2019
Hill is a sixth-year tight end out of Idaho State, but has been used only sparingly as a receiving option for Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
He’s never caught more than 16 passes in a season and had a career high in receiving yards this past year with just 185 yards.
His best year came in 2014 when he caught five touchdown passes on just 14 receptions, averaging 12.6 yards per reception that season.
The game is currently being played on FOX.