Originally posted on The Saints Nation  |  Last updated 12/29/12
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 day it will happen. Like life, all good things come to an end in the NFL and it's just a matter of when. Lucky for us as fans that day won't come in this offseason. The one thing that had the potential to drag on and torture us slowly beginning this offseason on the disasterous terms of the previous is now eliminated. It's official, Sean Payton has agreed in principle to remain the coach of the Saints with a 5 year deal, as broken by Jay Glazer. So now as exciting as this news is it also comes with a sense of relief before quickly turning to a sense of renewed life and purpose. Payton can continue on with his legacy in
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