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Sean Payton says Saints are “always” in the quarterback business

Saints quarterback Drew Brees heads into the 2017 season without a contract for 2018, which means that there’s more than a passing chance that it is his final season in New Orleans. Brees is also 38 and whether it is next year, 2019 or sometime else, the Saints are going to find themselves in need…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

Sean Payton ‘absolutely’ expects Brandin Cooks to be back with the Saints in 2017

Brandin Cooks has been a hot subject to trading rumors, but is that real? Sean Payton has the answer for you. There’s been plenty of speculation that's caught steam over the past few months on the future of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks. Perhaps those rumors can be put to bed now after head coach Sean Payton's Tuesday morning interview with Tom Pelissero on Mad...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
2 hours ago

Sean Payton: We’ve got to add a pass rusher

The Saints are coming off their third straight 7-9 season and a third straight season with a defense that ranked at the bottom of the league, which doesn’t make for much suspense when it comes to discussing areas of focus for the offseason. New Orleans needs to get better on defense and coach Sean Payton…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Sean Payton’s Offseason Plan Coming Into View

It looks as if the New Orleans Saints will focus on bringing in offensive and defensive line help in free agency, and may let some of their CB and RB needs fall to the draft. New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton recently spoke with Saints writer John DeShazier about the team’s offseason, their 2016 […] Sean Payton’s Offseason Plan Coming Into View - Who Dat Dish - Who...
Via Who Dat Dish
3 days ago

Saints name new coaches for receivers, defensive line

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has named Curtis Johnson a senior offensive assistant and wide receivers coach. Payton has also hired Ryan Nielsen as defensive line coach. Johnson, whose new titles were announced Thursday, previously coached Saints receivers from 2006 to 2011 and left on good terms to become head coach at Tulane from 2012 to 2015. The New...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton has plan to keep players off social media before games

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton knows it can be a challenge to keep players focused and away from social media before games, so he devised a plan to give them no choice but to put their phones away. Payton told CBS Radio’s Tiki and Tierney that he’s having a device installed in the Saints locker room that will block players from getting on social media before games. “It’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton wants to add a scrambler to Saints locker room to block phone usage

Sean Payton doesn’t want his New Orleans Saints on their cell phones or social media before and after games.In fact, Payton feels so strong on this matter he aims to install some sort of scrambler to interrupt cellular signals in the locker room.He spoke with Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate on the topic:“It’s just a simpler scrambler that just avoids the social media...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts tried to trade for Sean Payton

The Indianapolis Colts announced this weekend that they are bringing Chuck Pagano back as their head coach next season, but he clearly wasn’t their top choice.Not only did Indianapolis make a run at Jon Gruden, but they also had talks with the New Orleans Saints about Sean Payton for the second straight season.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the two teams talked about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton, Rams share mutual interest

This may be the offseason in which Sean Payton finally leaves the New Orleans Saints. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Payton and the Los Angeles Rams share mutual interest, and he could succeed Jeff Fisher as coach in the City of Angels. The decision ultimately lies with Saints general manager Mickey Loomis. If he is willing to part with Payton for a modest compensation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Saints open to moving on from Sean Payton

The New Orleans Saints have lost four of their last five games to quickly fall out of playoff contention, and head coach Sean Payton could be on borrowed time in The Big Easy if the uninspiring play continues down the stretch. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Saints would consider trading Payton to another team this offseason, and prying the coach away from New Orleans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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