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Sean Payton on Hot Seat? More Like Lukewarm Seat According to ESPN

Agree to disagree. Todd Bowles of the New York Jets is the odds-on favorite as the first NFL coach fired this season. Sean Payton isn’t the favorite, but there’s still a chance he could find himself coaching for a new team either midseason or after the season is over. ESPN recently rated all 32 NFL coaches job security, and Sean Payton was stuck firmly in limbo - “not under...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
9 hours ago

Sean Payton explains Saints’ decision to fire orthopedists

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton explained why the organization parted ways with a pair of orthopedists.It was widely reported that the orthopedists, Deryk Jones and Misty Suri, were fired in light of a significant misdiagnosis of cornerback Delvin Breaux. Breaux was found to have a fractured fibula after the team doctors diagnosed him with a contusion. Payton contended that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton on firing orthopedists: Everyone wants a high level of accountability

Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed on Wednesday that the team has dismissed a pair of orthopedists in the wake of cornerback Delvin Breaux finding out that he has a fractured fibula. Breaux went for a second opinion after being diagnosed with a contusion by the team’s physicians and the fracture, which is just below the [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

Bayou Blues aren't going away for the Saints in 2017

A 7-9 record, a solid offense and a bad defense. That’s all the New Orleans Saints have offered for the past three seasons. And it isn’t getting better.The Saints ranked sixth in offensive DVOA last season, good enough to keep them competitive. During the offseason, however, New Orleans lost its second-best receiver, Brandin Cooks, while its star left tackle, Terron Armstead...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton sees some Marshall Faulk in rookie Alvin Kamara

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is all-in on the Alvin Kamara hype.Speaking with reporters Sunday, Payton was asked if he sees any similarities between his rookie running back and retired backfield great Marshall Faulk, who was present at Saints’ camp for his hosting gig with NFL Network.“There’s some traits that Kamara has that remind me – in regards to his intelligence...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley eventual return not being ruled out by Saints

When Nick Fairley was forced to stop playing football due to a heart condition, it was widely assumed he was done for good. However, while speaking to media Wednesday, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton wouldn’t rule out the possibility of the defensive tackle returning to the game he loves at some point. Interestingly, it was reported that the Saints have been working on...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten most intriguing NFL training camp battles

NFL training camp battles define the direction of franchises on an annual basis, and we’re always surprised by at least a few of the winners. Guys come out of nowhere to claim vital roles for their respective teams, and those stories are always a thrill to follow. On the flip side, players we expect to succeed sometimes falter, opening the door for their teammates to shine.No doubt...
Via Sportsnaut
July 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Payton: Peterson not declining like most older RBs

Adrian Peterson is 32 years old and coming off a knee injury that kept him out for most of the 2016 season, but he shows no signs of slowing down. That’s the message Sean Payton and others are sending as the New Orleans Saints get deeper into OTAs.“He’d be the one guy that you would say’s already gone against conventional wisdom,” Payton said. “With not only his skillset...
Via Sportsnaut
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton has ‘taken an interest’ in Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel remains in NFL limbo as he continues to stage his football comeback. But it appears his dedication to getting his life and career back on track has reportedly impressed one NFL head coach: The New Orleans Saints' Sean Payton.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport in a series of tweets Thursday morning reports Payton has taken a shine on Manziel. Rapoport reports that Payton and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 23, 2017  |  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
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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