Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans Saints’

Coach Sean Payton resigns from New Orleans Saints, AP source reports

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, whose 15-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship and also a one-season suspension stemming from the NFL’s bounty investigation, intends to retire from coaching. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the 58-year-old Payton was stepping down. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the move was not going to be announced until a media availability later in the day.

Sean Payton resigns as coach of New Orleans Saints

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, whose 15-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship and also a one-season suspension stemming from the NFL’s bounty investigation, is retiring from coaching. Payton informed the team on Tuesday that he is leaving his first and only NFL head coaching job with a 152-89 regular-season record — and nine playoff appearances — in 15 seasons. The Saints won the NFL title in 2009.

Sean Payton to step down as Saints coach after 16 years

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Before Sean Payton took his first head coaching job in New Orleans in 2006, the Saints had a grand total of one playoff victory since their founding in 1967. The standard will be considerably higher for the next head coach in the Big Easy. Payton, whose 16-year tenure with the club included its only Super Bowl championship and also a one-season suspension stemming from the NFL’s bounty investigation, is leaving coaching — for now.

Michael Thomas Praises The ‘Legend’ Sean Payton After He Leaves Saints

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Reactions from the New Orleans Saints organization to the news that former head coach Sean Payton stepped down have started to pour in. From defensive end Cameron Jordan all the way up to owner Gayle Benson, the entire franchise has been affected by the landscape-altering move. Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas was the latest to react to the Payton news on Tuesday, as he sent out a tweet praising his former head coach.

Steelers make interview request of Giants coach Patrick Graham for DC vacancy

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

The Steelers continue to look for a new defensive coordinator.

Fleur-de-Links, January 25: Saints owner speaks on Sean Payton rumors

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

FOX’s Jay Glazer reports that, while Sean Payton is considering retiring from the NFL, he “changes his mind like every two seconds. Saints owner Gayle Benson has spoken on Sean Payton rumor for the first time, admitting that she does not know what Sean Payton’s plans are for 2022. Former Saints defensive back Eli Apple has taken to Twitter saying he hates Saints fans and the city of New Orleans.

Eli Apple spars with Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Saints and Giants fans

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The Bengals CB wants all the smoke as his team heads to AFC title game.

Drew Brees Calls For 3 NFL Rule Changes After OT Debacle In Bills-Chiefs

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The AFC Divisional Round saw the Buffalo Bills sent packing after failing to touch the ball during overtime. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs scored a touchdown on the opening drive of overtime, which meant they won the game without having to bring their defense out in OT, per the NFL’s overtime rules. Many fans sounded off after the game with suggestions on how the NFL could tweak its overtime rules.

Will Sean Payton return in 2022? Saints owner Gayle Benson says: ‘Who knows?’

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Payton has three years left on his deal, but talk remains that he could walk away.

Gayle Benson on Sean Payton’s status for 2022: ‘He’ll let us know soon enough’

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Gayle Benson on Sean Payton's status for 2022: 'He'll let us know soon enough'