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New Orleans Saints announce changes for 2016 coaching staff

Saints head coach Sean Payton announced his five additions to his 2016 coaching staff Tuesday. Payton has hired Dan Campbell as assistant head coach/tight ends, Ronald Curry as an offensive assistant, Peter Giunta as senior defensive assistant, Aaron Glenn as secondary coach, and Joe Lombardi as quarterbacks coach. In addition to the new hires, Payton made four other moves to his...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Saints need to start drafting LSU players

Only one. That’s the number of players Sean Payton has drafted out of LSU during his time with the Saints, since 2006. He’s drafted the same number of guys from LSU as he has from Bloomsburg, Hofstra, Towson, Wingate, Samford, Canada (technically Payton was suspended when Akiem Hicks was drafted), Arkansas Pine-Bluff and Tarleton State. You get the idea, schools far less impressive...
Via The Saints Nation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Sean Payton still leave this offseason?

I write this realizing it’s a bit of JFK-caliber conspiracy theory stuff, but bear with me. Remember the press conference last Wednesday, when we were all so happy that it’s over and that we have our coach for the foreseeable future? I do too. The problem is, for me anyway, exactly what changed? This occurred to me when I was explaining it to my wife. I told her Sean was staying...
Via The Saints Nation
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton Staying With Saints, Not Available To Other Teams Anymore

The NFL coaching carousel is about to kick it into high gear. The biggest head coach domino has fallen, as New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is staying in New Orleans, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday afternoon. Payton still has two seasons lefton his contract with the Saints, but the club reportedly was open to “trading” Payton if they were able to get the...
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Payton announces he is staying with Saints

After more than a month of growing speculation that he will be leaving New Orleans this offseason, Sean Payton is remaining with the Saints. Payton announced in a press conference Wednesday that he met with team ownership and decided he is not going anywhere. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network was the first to report the news shortly before Payton met with the media. For a while, it looked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton not going to Dolphins

    Sean Payton may finally be leaving the New Orleans Saints after coaching them for the past decade. Speculation has grown that the Saints may be ready to begin a new era featuring a different coach and quarterback. There has been talk that Payton would be interested in the Colts job and an LA team. There was also a report saying Payton would have interest in the Giants...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton would be ‘very interested’ in Giants job

    Tom Coughlin might be coaching his last game with the New York Giants on Sunday, and another Super Bowl-winning coach could have interest in replacing him. Jason La Canfora of reports that New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton would be “very interested” in the Giants job if it became available. If Tom Coughlin does retire as many expect, Sea Payton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Colts expected to make offers to Saban, Payton

    Chuck Pagano is most likely coaching his last game with the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, and all signs point to the team making a serious attempt to replace him with a big name. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Colts are expected to make offers to Sean Payton and Nick Saban if and when their coaching search begins. Assuming #Colts part ways with Chuck Pagano...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: ’50-50′ chance Payton leaves Saints after season

Sean Payton might be considering leaving the New Orleans Saints after the 2015 season, and a new report estimates there is about a “50-50” chance this happens. Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports on this developing story: “With legal drama engulfing New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and the NFL keeping close tabs on a potential ownership change, there is a 'steadily...
Via Sportsnaut
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Saints would let Sean Payton out of contract

Amidst rumors that New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton could be interested in other coaching jobs, a report came out Sunday that the team would “be inclined” to let him out of his contract if he did choose to pursue other job opportunities. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network has the scoop on this story. He wrote on Twitter Sunday morning “If Sean Payton wanted to be a coaching...
Via Sportsnaut
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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