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WATCH: Sean Payton says Saints didn't expect Marshon Lattimore to be available at No. 11

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton said the team didn't expect Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore to be available at the No. 11 spot in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
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New Orleans Saints draft trends in the Sean Payton era

Here’s an overview of how the Saints have drafted since 2006 by position, college, round, and more. When you think about the New Orleans Saints and their draft history, you might easily cringe. Some 67 players have been drafted in Sean Payton era, which is a league low. After Brandin Cooks was traded to the New England Patriots, no player exists from the 2014 NFL Draft. Here...
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18 hours ago

Sean Payton opens up about Adrian Peterson’s role

In a surprising turn of events, Adrian Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft.For the Saints, inking a running back to a contract before a huge wave of talented rookie runners enters the NFL is odd, but speaks to the confidence they have in Peterson. For AP, it’s a smart business decision to settle for what he can get before the rookies arrive.The...
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Sean Payton envisions a ‘clear and defined’ role for Adrian Peterson

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has a new weapon to play with, and he’s already forming a vision on how running back Adrian Peterson will be utilized in 2017. “I think the role will be very clear and defined,” Payton said, per the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “It’s a tough, long 16-week season. I think that he’s someone that certainly will be able to complement...
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Sean Payton: Adrian Peterson’s role will be “very clear and defined”

There was a point in his career when it would have seemed laughable to suggest that Adrian Peterson would be playing a complementary role to another back, but we’re no longer at that point. Peterson is coming off an ineffective and injury-filled final season with the Vikings and lingered on the market for a couple…
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2 days ago

Ten bold predictions for first round of 2017 NFL Draft

Let’s get this over with right out of the gate: This is one man’s vision of an absolutely bonkers opening round in the 2017 NFL Draft.It’s not a careful, measured look at what will likely happen. It’s quite the opposite. It’s a nightmare scenario in which teams panic and reach for quarterbacks, where teams abandon reason and take huge risks in the hope of an even bigger...
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Saints were set to hire Will Smith before he was killed

On a day when the NFL world was reminded of the harsh realities of life with the suicide of Aaron Hernandez, here’s yet another poignant reminder that the game of football isn’t all that important in the grand scheme of things.Speaking to reporters during his annual pre-draft press conference, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton indicated that the team was set to hire former...
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Report: Saints have no interest in Johnny Manziel

There was a whole lot of drama taking place surrounding the New Orleans Saints last week when reports surfaced that the team might be interested in free agent quarterback Johnny Manziel.The buzz stemmed from Saints head coach Sean Payton showing some level of interest in the embattled quarterback.Now, as the Saints prepare for next month’s draft, another report says the team has...
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March 29, 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...
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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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