Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/15/12

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)
During the course of the Saints defeat to the Washington Redskins last Sunday, it was obvious that this team needs its head coach Sean Payton. When New Orleans was forced to make the type of situational decisions that change the outcome of football games, the team’s direction missed Payton’s signature flair. What makes him so dangerous is that he is a master playcaller that knows when to play the odds and when to take a risk. So when the Times Picayune ran a story on Friday that reported how Payton felt watching the game, his feelings were not surprising. “I sat down with a pad and paper and watched the game,” Payton said. “Just started eating a bunch of junk food in the fourth quarter when they were losing.” “You feel like you’re watching your own family members so when they experience a loss, it’s frustrating,” Payton said. “I think it’s more frustrating when you’re just sitting back afar from a couch watching.” Please notice that when Payton sat down to watch the game he did so
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