Coach Sean Payton reiterated that Josh Hill's playing time is set to increase.
The Saints put in a waiver claim for TE Tim Wright.
Coach Sean Payton confirmed TE Josh Hill will play the Jimmy Graham role in the Saints' offense.
The Saints did not select a tight end in the 2015 NFL draft.
Saints coach Sean Payton emphasized his "love" for third-year TE Josh Hill on Wednesday.
Coach Sean Payton said third-year TE Josh Hill is a player "we value a lot."
ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett expects the team to use a committee approach to replace Jimmy Graham at tight end.
Saints coach Sean Payton gushed over rising third-year TE Josh Hill at his season-ending press conference, calling Hill "exactly what we're looking for."
Josh Hill wasn't targeted in the Saints' Week 17 win over the Bucs.
Saints TE Josh Hill caught two passes for 15 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 15 win over the Bears.
Saints TE Josh Hill is expected to see "a little" more production if Jimmy Graham (shoulder) sits out Sunday.
Josh Hill caught 2-of-2 targets for 48 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans' Week 3 win over the Vikings.
As Jimmy Graham stays away from OTAs, second-year TE Josh Hill is handling first-team reps with veteran Ben Watson.
ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett reports the team is high on second-year TE Josh Hill.