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Saints tight end Josh Hill suffered broken fibula, report says

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The Saints lose another player to injury.

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According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, the New Orleans Saints will be without tight end Josh Hill for the rest of the season. Per the report, which has since been confirmed by other reporters like Nick Underhill, Hill suffered a broken fibula in Sunday's game against the Lions.

Following a catch in the second quarter, you could tell Hill was in an extreme amount of pain after being tackled. He was down on the field for a couple of minutes before being helped off. He'd be assisted to the locker room and would not return despite being ruled as questionable with an ankle injury.

NOLA.com's Josh Katzenstein reported that Hill was on crutches and had a boot on his right leg after the game. With just four weeks left in the regular season, the Saints could bring in someone to fill the void, but replacing Hill as a blocker, pass-catcher, and special teams player isn't easy.