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Saints rookie expectations part 1: Michael Thomas

What is 6’3″ tall, 212 pounds, and going to have to bear the weight of enormous expectations? Ladies and gentlemen meet Saints rookie WR Michael Thomas. Not only is he a wide receiver drafted in the first two rounds, which always comes with great expectations, but Thomas is also coming on to the team in the same off-season that legendary Saints wide-out Marques Colston was released...
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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.
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WATCH: Watch Sean Payton talk about Saints first-round pick Sheldon Rankins

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton talks about first-round defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins, Thursday, April 28, 2016.
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Sean Payton Speaks Out Passionately Against Guns Following Will Smith’s Death

Sean Payton knows his opinion on guns might not be popular in Louisiana, but it’s something he believes needs to be shared following the senseless tragedy that led to the death of former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith. Smith was shot and killed Saturday night in an apparent road rage incident, during which his wife, Racquel, also was shot. Smith played all nine...
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Payton calls New Orleans a broken city as he speaks against gun violence

The tragic death of former Saints lineman Will Smith continues to draw raw emotions from around the country, and it was only a matter fo time before New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton shared his reactions. In a lengthy interview with USA Today, Payton shared his thoughts on gun violence in and around New Orleans and said the city is broken and comparing it to the wild west...
Via The Comeback
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Payton rails against lack of gun control

Just a couple days after one of his former players was shot and killed following a traffic altercation, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton went off on a rant about the lack of gun control in the United States. Payton, who usually doesn’t involve himself in the social issues plaguing this nation today, had this to say: “Two hundred years from now, they’re going to look...
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April 11, 2016  |  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...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Payton and Saints close to contract extension

Sean Payton will apparently be coaching the New Orleans Saints for a few more years, after all. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk cited an interview with Payton in which the coach confirmed that contract extension is near. In an interview that will be televised on Thursday night’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, Payton said that he is close to finalizing a new contract...
Via Sportsnaut
February 25, 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 would be very...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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