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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has informed New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton that he has been reinstated to his position effective immediately this afternoon. Payton has been serving a one-year suspension imposed by the NFL for his role in the Saints Bountygate scandal that rocked the team this offseason. Multiple sources have all reported this news at the exact time.
Payton is now free to rejoin the Saints and have communication with the Saints organization and his players. Terms of his suspension required no contact between Payton and any member of the Saints team or front office.Payton will likely join front office personnel at this week’s Senior Bowl.
During the season, the NFL league office voided his contract extension he agreed to last year, potentially making him a free agent this offseason. Payton signed another contract with the Saints and will remain as the team’s head coach for the foreseeable future.
Payton issued an official statement posted on the team’s offi...
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Bounty Gate is coming to a close. Let the wounds begin to heal and the scars takeover the scabs. The Saints released a statement on Tuesday on Payton’s behalf.
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Sean Payton returned to work Wednesday following a nearly yearlong suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program.
The newly reinstated New Orleans Saints coach watched Senior Bowl practice and planned to meet later in the day with the staff to evaluate a defense that struggled during a 7-9 season and opened with four straight losses. Payton said there's plenty of...
Hopefully, this will be the end of Bounty Scandal and we call all move on with our lives. ESPN is reporting that Payton has been reinstated and can resume his duties as the Saints head coach.
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The New Orleans Saints have their leader back on the sidelines. Head coach Sean Payton met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday and was reinstated from his season-long suspension, the league announced. The reinstatement is immediate, meaning Payton can attend this week's Senior Bowl and resume his duties as head coach of the team. In the meeting, Payton took responsibility...
Sean Payton is back as coach of the New Orleans Saints.
Payton's season-long suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program was lifted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, nearly two weeks earlier than expected.
The decision allows Payton to attend the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., on Saturday, where some of the top college players available for the NFL draft...
We happened to see the story this morning on Deadspin about the Mardi Gras parade float featuring a giant vagina eating Roger Goodell. Now that’s a helluva way to kickoff Super Bowl XLVII festivities in New Orleans.
The Krewe du Vieux happened Saturday night in the French Quarter and didn’t fail in it’s goal of being “noted for wild satirical and adult themes.” Of course...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated New Orleans Saints
coach Sean Payton following a season-long suspension for his role
in the team's bounty scandal.
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With the Super Bowl rapidly approaching and the city
of New Orleans being the host city, the fans of New Orleans now have a little
more to cheer about. After serving a season long suspension for his involvement
in the ‘Bounty-gate’ scandal, Sean Payton has been reinstated immediately as
the head coach of the New Orleans Saints.
Gregg Rosenthal reported that after a meeting...
Jay Glazer on return of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.
According to Peter Schrager of FOXSports.com, NBC’s Cris Collinsworth told him that he spoke with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who told him if the players don’t give a 100 percent effort in this week’s Pro Bowl, they will get rid of the game.
I’m really looking forward to see how much of an effort the players give. I’m not sure how much of the Pro Bowl I’ll watch...