Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 12/29/12

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after his team defeated the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the New Orleans Saints and head coach Sean Payton have “agreed in principle” on a five-year contract. ESPN’s Adam Schefter adds that the deal is similar to the deal that the two sides agreed upon last year and will keep him in New Orleans through the 2017 season. The deal should be finalized once Payton’s suspension is lifted, which comes after this year’s Super Bowl. This should put to rest the speculation that Payton could become the next head coach of the Cowboys. The post Report: Saints Reach An Agreement With Sean Payton appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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