Found April 10, 2012 on Cold Hard Football Facts:
CHFF’s Russian mail-order Naughty Nurse checks the statistical vital signs of the New Orleans Saints and finds a hormonally imbalanced NFC juggernaut whose locker room transgressions may have cost them another division crown in 2012.....

Saints Nation: Preparing for Life Without Sean Payton

We learned Monday that Sean Payton's appeal was denied and that his year long suspension will commence next Monday, April 16th. The Saints will use the upcoming days to design a plan of attack for how things will go in this unprecedented time. The first question is obviously: who will be the head coach? Joe Vitt (suspended the first 6 games), Pete Carmichael, Steve Spagnuolo...

Vermeil is perfect choice for Saints

Dick Vermeil is the perfect interim coach for the New Orleans Saints. Yes, the 75-year-old retiree is a far better choice than Sean Payton pal, Bill Parcells. You remember the last time Vermeil came out of long retirement? He discovered Kurt Warner, unleashed Marshall Faulk as a lethal weapon, built the Greatest Show on Turf and won a Super Bowl. Most important, as it relates to...

Report: Parcells to remain retired

Brees: Pay for injury didn’t exist

You have to excuse Drew Brees for a second, he may have taken one of those kill shots to the head that Gregg Williams was busy teaching his defenders. The New Orleans Saints All-Pro QB was speaking at a news conference for a charity golf tournament that he helps run, and he had no choice but to speak about the bounty scandal that his team was found guilty of by the NFL. Maybe he...

Roger Goodell Rejects Appeals Made by Sean Payton, Other Saints Officials

NEW YORK -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has rejected the appeals of coach Sean Payton and other New Orleans Saints officials stemming from the league's probe into the club's bounty system. After hearing from Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant head coach Joe Vitt last week, Goodell decided Monday to uphold his initial sanctions, which include Payton'...

QB Brees dodges question on offseason workouts

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn't the quickest with his feet, but he sure did his best to dodge a question on Tuesday. When asked by reporter Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times if he planned to attend offseason workouts on Monday, Brees attempted to shift the conversation elsewhere. "What I can say in regards to my contract is that we're continuing to...

Saints, Bill Parcells haven’t had any further discussions

According to Judy Battista of the New York Times, the New Orleans Saints and Bill Parcells haven’t had any further discussions about him possibly coming in as their interim head coach for the 2012 season, while Sean Payton serves his suspension. The Saints have likely been waiting for Roger Goodell’s ruling on the appeal’s of Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant...

9 unlikely candidates for Saints’ interim coaching vacancy

With the news that New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will indeed serve a one year suspension for his role in the bounty scandal the question has to be asked why would Bill Parcells even consider the Saints job?  Here are three reasons Parcells would consider the Saints position and nine other unlikely candidates who could

Report: Bill Parcells Certain to Remain Retired, Will Not Serve as Saints' Interim Head Coach

The Big Easy won't be reeling in The Big Tuna. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, sources indicate that Bill Parcells will not serve as the Saints' interim head coach this season and will instead remain retired. This comes on the heels of a report that surfaced a couple of weeks ago indicating that head coach Sean Payton approached Parcells about the possibility of...

NFL Upholds Saints' Suspensions

New York, NY (Sports Network) - The NFL has upheld the suspensions of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant head coach Joe Vitt for their roles in the club's bounty program. All three appealed the penalties last week in New York and commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday decided against making changes to the original suspensions...

NFL upholds New Orleans Saints suspensions

Despite an appeal, the NFL has upheld the suspensions levied on the New Orleans Saints and their involvement in the Bounty-gate scandal. Head coach Sean Payton, General Manager Mickey Loomis and assistant head coach Joe Vitt have all had their appeals denied and the initial suspensions handed down by the NFL league office will stand next season. Head coach Sean Payton...

Should Bobby Petrino try for the New Orleans Saints job?

The Arkansas Razorbacks fired its head football coach Bobby Petrino. Petrino has proven himself to be a person with very little moral fiber. You ever hear the joke about the old married man and the 25 year-old blonde that got into a motorcycle accident? If not, you ever hear the one about the football coach that abandoned his team in the middle of a hard season and didn’t even...

Saints Nation: Chronic Podcast - Sean Pamphilon is a Self-Serving A@@#^& Edition

Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by to explain why Sean Pamphilon didn't release the Gregg Williams tape for anything other than to make a name for himself. Ralph explains why John Clayton's theory of the Saints having a different head coach every week until Joe Vitt returns from suspension might be the best idea ever. Andrew and Ralph come up with fun ways the...

Report: Parcells will not coach Saints

Bill Parcells will not coach the New Orleans Saints next season, according to a report Tuesday.
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