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Sean Payton commends Drew Brees for contract negotiation decision

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is halting contract negotiations so his team can be completely focused on improving off of back-to-back 7-9 seasons. Head coach Sean Payton seems to agree with his quarterback’s decision. Payton joined PFT Live on Friday and talked about Brees’s contract and said that he is pretty excited about him being focused on improving their record...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Payton agrees with Brees’ decision not to talk contract during season

Saints quarterback Drew Brees recently applied a deadline for extending his contract, which currently is entering its final year. Once the regular season starts, Brees won’t be interested in talking. His head coach agrees with that approach. “Just having seen the interview and his comments, they totally make sense,” Sean Payton said on Friday’s PFT Live on…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

Sean Payton says Ravens losing week of OTAs isn't that big of a deal

The Ravens forfeited one week of OTAs as part of their punishment for breaking offseason workout rules (the team dressed players in full pads during rookie
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton explains that loss of a week of OTAs isn’t a big deal

Friday’s appearance on PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio from Saints coach Sean Payton focused initially on the then-fresh claims from former Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan that he wasn’t running the unit when he was, you know, running the unit. (Payton called that notion “silly.”) It also would have been silly not to take…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Rob Ryan, Sean Payton differ on coordinator's time with Saints

The New Orleans Saints had one of the worst defenses in the NFL over the past two seasons, and Rob Ryan was the man who ultimately got blamed for it. He doesn’t feel that blame was warranted, to say the least. Rob Ryan and his twin brother Rex recently took part in a joint interview with Jenny Vrentas of The MMQB, and Rob described his last two seasons in New Orleans — during...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton fires back at Rob Ryan saying Saints defense wasn’t his

Rob Ryan threw Sean Payton under the bus in an interview with Jenny Vrentas of MMQB, but the New Orleans Saints coach refuses to get run over. Ryan called his two years with the Saints “a waste of time” and said his defense wasn’t quite his own, due to the influence of Payton. Speaking on Friday morning on PFT Live, Payton essentially laughed at the assertion that Ryan’s...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints' Anthony embracing linebacker shuffle, Laurinaitis

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Saints linebacker Stephone Anthony isn't so much concerned about the job he's lost as the one he's gained."I was all for it. Whatever helps the team," Anthony said as he recounted an offseason phone call in which linebackers coach Joe Vitt informed him that he'd be moved out of his starting middle linebacker spot to make way for free-agent acquisition James...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Watch: Sean Payton talks about David Onyemata's learning curve at Saints rookie minicamp

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton talks about fourth-round drafted defensive lineman David Onyemata's learning curve at rookie minicamp, Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Via NOLA.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton has some constructive criticism for 'Hard Knocks'

The most relieved person to see the NFL partner with the Los Angeles Rams for this year’s Hard Knocks might be New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton. The coach, who just signed a brand new five year extension with the Saints, has never been shy of voicing his discomfort regarding the show. In January, Payton said that he would never be videotaped releasing a player in anticipation...
Via Awful Announcing
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Payton agrees to five-year, $45M extension with Saints

After flirting with the possibility of leaving the New Orleans Saints earlier in the offseason, head coach Sean Payton has just agreed to a five-year, $45-plus million extension to remain with the team. Sean Payton has agreed with the Saints on a 5-year contract extension worth in excess of $45M, per @Edwerderespn. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 23, 2016 Payton had...
Via Sportsnaut
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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