Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/17/11
Sean Payton was hardly the first head coach to suffer a serious knee injury while standing on the sideline during a football game. The Saints head coach, who is close with Bill Belichick, was injured Sunday when New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham was tackled into him during his team's loss to the Buccaneers. Payton tore his meniscus, broke a bone in his leg and underwent surgery Monday. Belichick noted Monday that a similar situation happened with former Patriots offensive coordinator Charlie Weis when he was the head coach at Notre Dame in 2008. And Belichick said he's been hit...
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