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After a weekend in which the coaches took center stage, whether by insult (the now-infamous "handshake-gate" involving the ultra-competitive Jims Harbaugh and Schwartz) or injury (Sean Payton's unfortunate sideline mishap), our collective NFL focus can now shift to where it rightfully belongs -- on the players.
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Saints head coach Sean Payton returned to the practice field on a limited basis Thursday, overseeing portions of practice with his surgically-repaired left leg elevated on a golf cart. Payton also made his return to his daily press conference with the media, arriving on crutches before hopping up to his seat on the stage. Payton spoke confidently about how the team's weekly operation...
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It wasn't until Saints coach Sean Payton was wearing a headset, not a helmet, and holding a flip card, not a football, that he was seriously hurt during a game.
Saints coach Sean Payton, who suffered a broken leg and torn MCL on Sunday after getting hit on the sideline by tight end Jimmy Graham, has now suffered a little turnabout at the hands of his players. According to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune (via NFL.com), Payton has given a china doll to…
After yesterday’s Saints-Bucs game, the biggest injury was to Saint’s head coach Sean Payton, who suffered a fractured tibia and torn MCL on the play shown above.
Today, head coach Mike Shanahan remembered a time that he suffered an equally tremendous blow, while serving as head coach for the Denver Broncos.
“Yeah, it has happened,” he said. ”I remember one time...
It has been nearly two years since the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts played each other in the Superbowl. The Colts will travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints in the Mercedes-Benz superdome for Sunday night football.
Last week the Saints lost 26-20 against the Tampa Buccaneers bringing them to a tie for the NFC South division. The Saints also lost their head...
Sean Payton played quarterback through high school, college and even as a replacement player during the 1987 NFL strike.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sean Payton played quarterback through high school, college and even as a replacement player during the 1987 NFL strike.Yet it wasn't until he was wearing a headset, not a helmet, and holding a flip card, not a football, that he was seriously hurt during a game.Other ...
Saints TE David Thomas (Source: tophatal.wordpress.com)Tight end David Thomas has missed the last three games with a concussion he suffered in week three against the Houston Texans. … [visit site to read more]New Orleans Saints: David Thomas, Chris Ivory, and Sean Payton - Who Dat Dish - Who Dat Dish - A New Orleans Saints Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
It's been nearly two years since a soaking-wet Sean Payton was carried off the field following his New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl victory over Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.
After a collision last week injured his knee and left leg, Payton won't be on the sidelines for Sunday night's rematch, while Manning won't be on the field once again for the...
Tampa Bay secondary coach Jimmy Lake tore the patella tendon in his left knee while celebrating an interception during the Buccaneers' 26-20 win over the New Orleans Saints.
Lake was jumping up and down while congratulating safety Tanard Jackson in the second quarter Sunday when he was injured.
It was one rough game for coaches, with the Saints' Sean Payton also going down...
Saints coach Sean Payton says tight end Jimmy Graham, who leads the team in receiving, has missed Thursday's practice with a sore right ankle. Graham has 39 catches for 620 yards and three touchdowns, and last week became only the second tight end to have four straight games in the same season with 100 yards or more receiving, matching the feat accomplished by Tony Gonzalez in 2000.