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The Victory Formation:
Just last summer, everyone in the NFL world was marveling at the sweeping power being shown by Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL offices, when they effectively castrated the 2012 New Orleans Saints over the so-called Bountygate scandal. Before that, it was the fines and loss of draft picks stripped from the New England Patriots [...]
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Suspended New Orleans head coach Sean Payton will be back with the Saints next season and beyond.
Jay Glazer of FOX Sports is reporting that both sides came to an agreement Friday.
Details are not yet known other that a reported five-year deal, but it's a good sign that the Saints are ready to start the rebuilding process and fallout recovery from the bounty scandal.
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints and suspended coach Sean Payton will indeed be together again next season as the bounty scandal fades into history and the bid to win a second Super Bowl resumes.
Payton has agreed in principle to a multiyear contract extension, according to two people familiar with the deal.
The people told The Associated Press about the deal Friday night on...
Word is that Sean Payton has signed a new five year deal to stay with the New Orleans Saints…It’s a perfect fit, we all know he likes The Bourbon street.-TO
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Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are about to close the book on a season that may forever be defined by the word ''bounty.'' They want to do it by avoiding the ''losing team'' label, even if the playoffs are out of reach.
The Panthers had no such scandal overshadowing their season, only the disappointment of failing to reach expectations that...
Don't lie, even if you were sold on there being no doubt Sean Payton would return as the coach of the Saints, a small part of you was nervous. I know I was. As much as you want to talk about loyalty, or not leaving the Saints in this condition, eventually Sean Payton will leave. He'll either get too old, he'll get fired, he'll decide to leave on his own terms... one...
The New Orleans Saints announced Saturday that coach Sean Payton and the team have an agreement in principle to a multi-year contract extension. The deal is for five years, according to multiple reports. "I am pleased that Sean Payton will be our head coach for a long time," Saints owner Tom Benson said in a statement. "Now we can focus our attention on building...
After spending yesterday passive aggressively complaining on Twitter about being snubbed from the Pro Bowl, Richard Sherman finally has something to hang his hat on. He has officially won his appeal against the NFL’s claim of his use of performance enhancing drugs. Does anyone else think it’s strange he refers to Roger Goodell as “lord”?
Not to be pessimists, but we were...
The Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints will see their season end at the conclusion of their Week 17 game. FOX will air the game which has a 1 pm EST kickoff from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
What is the points spread in the Panthers and Saints game? The Saints are favored by 5 points against the Panthers, at most places. There are some places were the line...
Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints reportedly have agreed on a contract that will keep the head coach with the team for the next few years, FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter says the deal is for five years, while CBS Sports’ Mike Freeman says the compensation is in the ballpark of Bill Belichick’s $7.5 million salary per season.
There had been...
Could the NFL decide to scrap the Pro Bowl for the Senior Bowl? (Credit: AP Photo)
Last year’s Pro Bowl was nothing but an embarrassment for the NFL. Players looked disinterested and showed an extreme lack of effort on the field. Obviously the players do not want to risk injuring themselves in a meaningless game. The Pro Bowl became such a joke that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...
New Orleans Saints fans can now breathe a big sigh of relief.
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the Saints and head coach Sean Payton have agreed in principle on a new contract.
I’m reporting the Saints and Sean Payton have “agreed in principle” to a new contract extension to remain head coach of the Saints
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) December 29, 2012
The only other...
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...