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SEAN PAYTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Saints fall to Ravens in preseason finale

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton watched as New Orleans' offense failed time and again to move the ball into scoring position. And while the Saints defense allowed only one touchdown, it couldn't stop the Ravens from driving into field goal range several times. Ravens kicker Justin Tucker hit five field goals of distances ranging from 24 to 45 yards, and the Ravens...
Via AP on Fox
13 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton has handed off play calling duties to Pete Carmichael, for now

Saints head coach Sean Payton has been one of the NFL’s top offensive play callers over the past several seasons.  It looks like he might be ready to hand over the job to offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael. Interesting from #Saints preseason games: Sean Payton said he handed off play-calling to OC Pete Carmichael. It may continue into the season — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton unhappy with Jimmy Graham penalties for celebrating

This year the NFL has outlawed dunking over the crossbars. One of the biggest offenders of this rule has largely ignored it. On Saturday night Jimmy Graham earned not one but two penalties for dunking the football over the crossbar of the goal post. Both instances resulted in Graham earning a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty. Graham’s touchdown celebration was largely ignored until...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton & Jimmy Graham Argue Over His Dunking Over Crossbar

Jimmy Graham is going to dunk on the goal posts and he doesn’t care what you, the NFL or his coach thinks about it. His coach Sean Payton was not pleased and this is what happened after Graham’s second penalty for dunking over crossbar via Nola.com. Graham and Saints coach Sean Payton appeared to engage in some tense verbal sparring on the sideline after Graham was flagged for...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton 'very upset' with Jimmy Graham

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham caught two touchdown passes in Friday night’s 31-24 win over the Tennessee Titans and both times he celebrated by dunking over the goal post, and both times he was penalized 15-yards. The NFL outlawed dunking over the goal post this offseason. Saints coach Sean Payton was not happy with Graham after the second dunk.  He chased the Pro...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Prank war between Sean Payton and New Orleans Saints quarterbacks escalates

NFL training camp is the time for position battles; players jockey with each other to find out who is most deserving of a roster spot. At the New Orleans Saints training camp, another battle is being waged: a war of pranks. Last week we showed you head coach Sean Payton‘s little stunt of putting a tiny red jersey in Drew Brees‘ locker. What's wrong with this picture?! Sean...
Via cover32 - Saints
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints’ quarterbacks stage a fake crash to make fun of Sean Payton’s golf cart driving skills (Photo)

The Saints quarterbacks had some fun with head coach Sean Payton during Wednesday’s practice. To joke about Payton's golf cart driving skills, the QBs setup a fake crash scene at the walkthrough #SaintsCamp pic.twitter.com/bhcFg6iM8k — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 6, 2014 Looks like they used ketch up for the blood. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton ranked 4th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Saints
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton named top-5 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Saints
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Payton testify against Graham in franchise tag case?

Jimmy Graham’s arbitration hearing reportedly took place earlier this week, and things just got a lot more complicated. Head coach Sean Payton testified. And he said that Graham should be classified as a tight end, not a wide receiver, according to a Pro Football Talk report. Both the league and the team seem to be in agreement on what the position entails. Even if a tight end...
Via The Sports Daily
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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