Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/19/14

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - FEBRUARY 08: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy during Super Bowl Champion Coach Press Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center on February 8, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson plans on suing the NFL for millions of dollars if head coach Sean Payton is allowed to leave and sign with the Cowboys. Very good source tells me that Saints owner Tom Benson would sue league for millions if Sean Payton allowed to leave for Dallas or elsewhere — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) December 7, 2012 Payton signed a new contract last season with the Saints, but the NFL voided it because of language in the contract that they weren’t happy with. I’m not sure how Benson can sue the league and win when the NFL has the right to void any contracts they want.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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