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SEAN PAYTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees wants Jimmy Graham deal with Saints resolved

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wants Jimmy Graham’s contract situation to be resolved soon so that he has time to work with the star tight end before the team’s season opener. “Jimmy’s my guy,” Brees said in a sit-down interview with ESPN late last month. “I want what’s best for him. I want what’s best for the team. Certainly there’s a way that everybody...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trying to understand Payton/Colston’s decision v.s. the Seahawks

It’s been several months since the Saints lost a heartbreaker in Seattle in the playoffs. The reason I bring this up is because I’ve been hearing other Saints fans blast Colston for making that erroneous pass that ran the clock out. It’s not completely Colston’s fault, although he should have better instincts to just step out of bounds and give Brees another chance. The play...
Via The Saints Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton explained that Jimmy Graham is covered like a tight end

Saints head coach Sean Payton did not help tight end Jimmy Graham at all during is grievance against the NFL. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Payton explained that Graham is covered like a tight end when he plays. Sean Payton, in the Graham hearing, explained Graham is covered like a tight end, not a WR, regardless of where he lines up. Strong point — Ian Rapoport...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Payton Testifies Jimmy Graham is TE, Not WR

If the Saints franchise tag drama was a mob field, Sean Payton would be guilty of turning informant, or states witness. In a move that had to be described as awkward, the Saints head coach  was one of several people who testified at Graham’s grievance hearing last week and claimed he was in fact a tight end, not a wide receiver. That testimony could end costing Graham almost...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton shouldn’t be demoted to a coordinator, but these 10 guys should

Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success. Because of that, a coach becomes...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton isn’t on the hot seat, but these 10 guys are

The NFL season is upon us. Yes, it’s still six weeks until training camps get started. And sure, the regular-season opener isn’t for 84 days. But with voluntary OTAs and mandatory minicamps underway, every team in the league has already started their preparation for 2014. That means coaching staffs have already begun evaluating talent, molding their roster, installing systems...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Final seven-round mock draft

The 2014 NFL Draft is less than a week away, so without further adieu, here is a look at the New Orleans Saints’ seven-round mock draft. Round 1, Pick 27- Brandin Cooks, Wide Receiver, Oregon State Cooks is an explosive, dynamic playmaker. Drafting him fills one of the greatest needs for the Saints adding speed and athleticism to a group that needs an injection of youth and playmaking...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Where’s Sean Payton rank among the 32 NFL head coaches?

Teams will go to such lengths to land the right head coach. They’ll spend a ton of money. They’ll hire whatever assistants are requested. And they’ll make sure wives and kids find a comfy new home. But it’s also why they expectations are high. Lose a few too many games, even if it’s in season one, and there’s a chance a head coach will be shown the door. In the ultimate...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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