Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/7/12
As we all know, the New Orleans Saints' staff was tremendously effected by the "bountygate" program they had been running for the past few years. Sean Payton was probably effected the most, as he currently isn't recognized as the Saints' coach, serving a one-year ban from coaching the team. With all that happening to New Orleans in the past offseason, will Sean Payton still be their coach next season?A big reason I see Payton NOT coaching in New Orleans next season is the bad reputation the team has gotten. In 2007, the Patriots were found cheating in a game vs, the New York Jets, where they were using cameras to film the Jets' coaches' mouths and see what plays they were calling. This instance was called "spygate". Even 5 years later, New England still has criticism and has lost so much respect from NFL fans for spygate. I understand New Orleans is a city full of dedicated fans, who always stick together. A good example is when the people of New Orleans suffered through Hurricane K...
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