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  • • Michael Thomas doesn’t practice Thursday
    Saints head coach Sean Payton didn’t have much to say about wide receiver Michael Thomas’ ankle injury on Thursday, but the team’s injury report provided an update. Thomas didn’t practice as the team worked to prepare for Monday night’s game against the Raiders in Las Vegas. That’s not a great surprise as reports this week [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton loves TB12 water, hates TB12 spam
    It’s hard to argue with Tom Brady‘s training methods. He is 43 and entering his 21st season, his first with Tampa Bay. Brady co-founded TB12, which advocates a holistic approach to health and wellness. Saints coach Sean Payton is sold on TB12’s water. He’s just tired of Brady spamming him. “Tom’s got that whole TB12 [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton: We felt like we got close on Jadeveon Clowney
    The Saints missed out on signing Jadeveon Clowney, but it wasn’t for a lack of creativity. Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed that the team tried to work out a deal that would have seen another team, believed to be the Browns, sign Clowney and pay his signing bonus before trading him and the remainder [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton: Saints “looking closely at what options we have”
    Jadeveon Clowney appears on the verge of signing a contract, and the Saints have emerged as a suitor in recent days. Mike Vrabel confirmed the Titans have made an offer to the defensive end, and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll indicated his team has left the door open for Clowney’s return. Saints coach Sean Payton wouldn’t [more]...2020
  • • Saints, Sean Payton making a strong push to sign Jadeveon Clowney ahead of 2020 season, per report
    The NFL's top remaining free agent is reportedly also fielding more inquiries from Tennessee...2020
  • • Sean Payton: Fake crowd noise will be set at 70 decibels for Week One
    Troy Vincent, the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations, said earlier this week the league was working with the Competition Committee to determine the final rules for artificial noise. PFT previously reported that the fake crowd noise was expected to be somewhere between 70-85 decibels. The league apparently has decided on 70 decibels. Saints [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton pleased with Jameis Winston’s training camp performance
    Jameis Winston signed a one-year “prove it” contract with the Saints this offseason, and coach Sean Payton says Winston is proving it. Payton said Winston has done everything asked of him in training camp. “He’s doing real well. I’ve been pleased. He’s in good shape. He’s very quickly picked up what we’re doing from a [more]...2020
  • • Kamara returns to practice amid contract talks
    Saints running back Alvin Kamara returned to practice after a four-day absence as the team continues to "actively" negotiate a new deal with the three-time Pro Bowler, coach Sean Payton said....2020
  • • Sean Payton expects Alvin Kamara to play for Saints in Week 1
    Kamara returned to practice sessions following a few unexcused absences....2020
  • • Saints' Alvin Kamara returns to practice, Sean Payton says running back is 'a part of our plan for Week 1'
    Things have apparently cooled on the Kamara front...2020

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Sean Payton injury and suspension

  • • Michael Thomas doesn’t practice Thursday
    Saints head coach Sean Payton didn’t have much to say about wide receiver Michael Thomas’ ankle injury on Thursday, but the team’s injury report provided an update. Thomas didn’t practice as the team worked to prepare for Monday night’s game against the Raiders in Las Vegas. That’s not a great surprise as reports this week [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton: We’re “actively negotiating a contract” with Alvin Kamara
    A couple of days of craziness between the Saints and running back Alvin Kamara has, for now, settled down. Kamara practiced on Wednesday, which he reportedly hadn’t been doing due to an injury — or an “injury.” Coach Sean Payton confirmed that player and team currently are trying to work out an extension. “We’re actively [more]...2020
  • • Andrus Peat missing time with hand injury
    Saints left guard Andrus Peat didn’t practice on Monday and head coach Sean Payton didn’t offer much detail about when he might be back on the field. Brett Martel of the Associated Press reports that a hand injury is the reason why Peat has been on the sideline. A timeline for his return is indefinite [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton won’t be surprised if some games are suspended
    It’s a strange time in America, and among those who have a vested financial and/or rooting interest in the success of sport. Some insist that the articulation of any possibility of sport struggling to thrive during the worst pandemic in more than a century comes from a deep-seated desire to see the sport fail. And [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton ‘won’t be surprised’ if NFL games suspended by COVID-19 outbreak
    The NFL still has time to get it right. While suspending games would be far from ideal, the league can still make it work if there is a firm plan in place....2020
  • • Saints' Sean Payton doubts NFL will investigate James Harrison's envelope claims: 'Don't hold your breath'
    Payton was suspended in 2012 for New Orleans' Bountygate scandal....2020
  • • After recovering from COVID-19, Sean Payton hopes his plasma can help others
    Although much is still unknown about treating those suffering from the new coronavirus, there’s promising research that people who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed antibodies that can be used in the treatment of others suffering from the disease. Saints coach Sean Payton hopes that means he can do something to help. Payton, who had [more]...2020
  • • Report: Two Lakers players tested positive for coronavirus
    Two players on the Los Angeles Lakers have tested positive for COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Lakers put players on 14-day quarantine Tuesday and had them undergo testing for COVID-19. The results came back on Thursday, which determined that two players have the coronavirus. The Philadelphia 76ers announced on Thursday that three members of thei...2020
  • • NFL free agency expected to start on time despite growing coronavirus threat?
    The NFL is reportedly expecting free agency to go on as planned despite the growing threat of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic. Some expected a different result, such as Sean Payton, who thought it would be delayed. However, as noted by Dan Graziano of ESPN, there were a few factors at play here. The legal tampering period is set to start on Monday after the deadline to franchise players, with f...2020
  • • Saints could be considering a Drew Brees-to-Taysom Hill transition
    The New Orleans Saints may have a long-term plan that includes a Drew Brees-to-Taysom Hill baton pass. This may leave Teddy Bridgewater out of the equation. Bridgewater turned down a chance to become the Dolphins starter last year, instead re-signing with the Saints on a one-year deal worth $7.25M. The former first-round pick again is a free agent, but Saints coach Sean Payton does not appear to e...2020

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Sean Payton trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Sean Payton: Saints “looking closely at what options we have”
    Jadeveon Clowney appears on the verge of signing a contract, and the Saints have emerged as a suitor in recent days. Mike Vrabel confirmed the Titans have made an offer to the defensive end, and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll indicated his team has left the door open for Clowney’s return. Saints coach Sean Payton wouldn’t [more]...2020
  • • Saints, Sean Payton making a strong push to sign Jadeveon Clowney ahead of 2020 season, per report
    The NFL's top remaining free agent is reportedly also fielding more inquiries from Tennessee...2020
  • • Sean Payton pleased with Jameis Winston’s training camp performance
    Jameis Winston signed a one-year “prove it” contract with the Saints this offseason, and coach Sean Payton says Winston is proving it. Payton said Winston has done everything asked of him in training camp. “He’s doing real well. I’ve been pleased. He’s in good shape. He’s very quickly picked up what we’re doing from a [more]...2020
  • • Kamara returns to practice amid contract talks
    Saints running back Alvin Kamara returned to practice after a four-day absence as the team continues to "actively" negotiate a new deal with the three-time Pro Bowler, coach Sean Payton said....2020
  • • Sean Payton: We’re “actively negotiating a contract” with Alvin Kamara
    A couple of days of craziness between the Saints and running back Alvin Kamara has, for now, settled down. Kamara practiced on Wednesday, which he reportedly hadn’t been doing due to an injury — or an “injury.” Coach Sean Payton confirmed that player and team currently are trying to work out an extension. “We’re actively [more]...2020
  • • Saints owner Gayle Benson returns to practice after COVID-19 recovery
    The Saints tweeted a photo of coach Sean Payton chatting with owner Gayle Benson during practice Wednesday. Both have contracted COVID-19 and recovered. Payton was among the first in the NFL known to have tested positive for the cornoavirus. He announced his diagnosis in March. Two other head coaches — Anthony Lynn and Doug Pederson [more]...2020
  • • Alvin Kamara, Saints coach Sean Payton met to clear the air
    Kamara missed several days of practice recently and is seeking a new contract. He’s set to make around $2.1 million in the final year of his rookie deal this year, so you can understand why he wants more....2020
  • • Andrus Peat missing time with hand injury
    Saints left guard Andrus Peat didn’t practice on Monday and head coach Sean Payton didn’t offer much detail about when he might be back on the field. Brett Martel of the Associated Press reports that a hand injury is the reason why Peat has been on the sideline. A timeline for his return is indefinite [more]...2020
  • • Saints haven’t had positive tests, but it “isn’t like we’ve got this figured out”
    Saints head coach Sean Payton was the first NFL head coach to contract COVID-19 this offseason, but the team hasn’t had anyone diagnosed with the coronavirus since they began testing at the start of training camp last month. Part of the reason for that has been the team’s decision to rent out space in a [more]...2020
  • • Marty Hurney won’t say if NFL has been in touch about Tommy Stevens pursuit
    The Saints traded into the seventh round of this year’s draft in order to select former Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens and Saints head coach Sean Payton said later that he made the move in order to keep Stevens from going to the Panthers as an undrafted free agent. According to Payton, the Panthers and [more]...2020

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  • • Report: Tony Boselli was in ICU with COVID-19
    The coronavirus pandemic inevitably will touch every industry, every walk of life. Although only one current member of the broader NFL family has tested positive (Saints coach Sean Payton), there surely will be more. And they won’t just test positive. The statistics guarantee that some NFL figures will get sick, some will get very sick, [more]...2020
  • • Drew Brees open to sharing QB position with Taysom Hill in 2020
    Drew Brees has said that he will only play for the New Orleans Saints if he decides to continue his NFL career in 2020, but that could mean playing in an offense where Taysom Hill takes on a more significant role. If that is what Sean Payton wants to do, Brees insists he would be fine with it. Brees said during an appearance on “PFT Live” Friday that he would have no problem giving up a significan...2020
  • • Watch: Mark Ingram scores, dominates Saints' first drive in first game back
    After missing the first four games of the 2018 season due to a PED suspension, New Orleans Saints running Mark Ingram was the featured player on the first drive of the game Monday night. The veteran carried the ball three times and caught a screen pass, totaling 36 yards and punching in the score at the goal line. After weeks of watching Alvin Kamara tear the league up, Ingram must have been itchi...2018

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  • • Sean Payton calls himself a 'dummy' for saying Drew Brees will retire after season
    Sean Payton inadvertently created a huge headline on Tuesday when he indicated that Drew Brees is planning to play just one more season in the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints coach insists he does not have any inside information about his quarterback’s career plans. Payton was discussing Taysom Hill’s role with the Saints during an appearance on ESPN’s “Get Up!” when when he said Brees is “coming ...2020
  • • Report: Tony Boselli was in ICU with COVID-19
    2020
  • • Jerry Jones to try ‘anything possible’ to bring Sean Payton to Cowboys?
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will almost certainly look to make a flashy hire if he decides not to bring back head coach Jason Garrett next season, and it sounds like his top choice for the job is under contract with another NFC team. Jon Machota of The Athletic listed several candidates that Jones could target when the season ends, and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is among them. ...2019
  • • Sean Payton provides 'Salute to Service' hoodie to Saints fan serving overseas
    Sean Payton came through in a big way for a New Orleans Saints fan currently deployed overseas by providing him a "Salute to Service" hunter green hoodie just like the one the coach has been wearing during recent games on the sidelines. Falynn Philipello's husband, Michael, is a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard and has been stationed overseas since June. She wanted to get her husband ...2018
  • • Watch: Drew Brees sets NFL passing yards record on long touchdown
    Drew Brees set an NFL record on Monday night, and he did so in awesome fashion. Brees tossed a 62-yard touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith to put his New Orleans Saints up 26-6 against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter. The touchdown pass gave Brees 71,968 career passing yards, surpassing Peyton Manning’s mark of 71,940. Brees actually surpassed both Brett Favre and Manning on the same ni...2018

Top Sean Payton news

  • • Saints coach Payton tests positive for coronavirus
    Saints coach Sean Payton tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, he told ESPN, and is now resting at home amid his recovery....2020
  • • Cowboys reached out to Sean Payton ahead of 2019 season, were ready to move on from Jason Garrett
    Jerry Jones and Co. made a subtle move on Sean Payton, but it didn't pay off...2019
  • • Saints HC Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus, encourages others to heed warnings and stay inside
    The Saints coach is the first big NFL name to come forward with a positive diagnosis...2020
  • • Brett Favre calls Drew Brees and Sean Payton most prolific duo in NFL history
    Brett Favre hold Brees and Payton in high regard...2019
  • • Sean Payton tests positive for COVID-19
    The NFL is taking COVID-19 very seriously, and on Thursday an example of a positive COVID-19 test from within NFL community underscored that it should be. Saints coach Sean Payton told ESPN that he has tested positive for the virus. There’s no mention as to whether Payton, 56, is suffering from any symptoms. Many who [more]...2020
  • • Saints' Sean Payton says he's been cleared of coronavirus, 'feeling a lot better' after home quarantine
    The coach is now more than a week removed from when he first felt symptoms...2020
  • • Sean Payton confirms quarterback plan for Taysom Hill and Saints in 2020
    Hill will earn the opportunity as the backup to Drew Brees...2020
  • • Saints scrap full offseason program, players say
    Saints coach Sean Payton told players on Wednesday that they will not have any type of offseason program this spring -- virtual or otherwise -- according to players who spoke with ESPN's Dianna Russini....2020
  • • QB Winston reaches one-year deal with Saints
    By joining the Saints, quarterback Jameis Winston is hoping to experience the same type of career revival in New Orleans that Teddy Bridgewater did under the tutelage of coach Sean Payton and starter Drew Brees....2020
  • • Sean Payton comes clean on Saints' interest in Antonio Brown after New Orleans works out mercurial receiver
    Payton confirmed the teams' interest in AB, despite downplaying it earlier in the year...2019

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  • • Sean Payton loves TB12 water, hates TB12 spam
    2020
  • • Sean Payton pleased with Jameis Winston’s training camp performance
    2020
  • • NFL is considering having a possible playoff bubble after talks with league execs
    Sean Payton broached the topic during a recent call with the competition committee...2020
  • • NFL doesn’t rule out a postseason bubble
    The NFL will enter the regular season without a hardened bubble. Will the NFL try to harden the bubble by the time the playoffs roll around? NFL executive V.P. of football operations Troy Vincent entertained that question during a Wednesday conference call with reporters. Vincent added that Saints coach Sean Payton recently raised the issue during [more]...2020
  • • Saints haven’t had positive tests, but it “isn’t like we’ve got this figured out”
    2020
  • • Opinion: New Orleans Saints' 'soft' bubble could be model for 'hard' bubble if NFL makes it to playoffs
    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton predicts that his team's "soft" bubble approach could be used on the road to Super Bowl LV.        ...2020
  • • Saints' Payton: More 'live' football planned this preseason
    Saints coach Sean Payton prefers not to use the term “training camp” to describe how he’s preparing his club for this pandemic-altered NFL season...2020
  • • Saints don’t plan for coaching staff to return until training camp
    The Ravens and Titans welcomed coaches back into their facilities on Monday, but it doesn’t look like the Saints are going to follow suit ahead of training camp this summer. Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen told reporters on a conference call that head coach Sean Payton has told the team’s assistants that the plan is [more]...2020
  • • For Saints, draft could help end recent run of playoff pain
    Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton could transform legacies by finding some big-play talent in the NFL draft...2020
  • • Saints coach Sean Payton reveals 2020 will be final season for QB Drew Brees
    Drew Brees recently signed a new two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, but the quarterback may already have plans to make 2020 his final season in the NFL. Brees contemplated retirement this offseason before deciding to return, so it goes without saying he is taking a year-to-year approach. However, a comment made by Saints head coach Sean Payton during an appearance on ESPN’s “Get Up!” Tuesd...2020

Sean Payton rumors, scandals

  • • Saints' Sean Payton doubts NFL will investigate James Harrison's envelope claims: 'Don't hold your breath'
    2020
  • • Sean Payton laughs off Cowboys rumors
    Sean Payton spent three years as a Dallas Cowboys assistant before ultimately becoming the head coach of the New Orleans Saints, and his name always seems to come up when discussing future Cowboys head coaches. For Payton, these rumors are enough to make him laugh, and he said Wednesday he feels he’s sufficiently demonstrated his commitment to New Orleans. There was widespread speculation three ye...2019
  • • Sean Payton downplays Cowboys rumors
    It has been long speculated that the Cowboys will target Saints head coach Sean Payton as a replacement for Jason Garrett. Payton, of course, has heard the chatter, but he’s doing his best to downplay the rumors. “I’m in my 13th year. I don’t know how to answer it,” Payton said (via Josh Katzenstein of The Times-Picayune). “I feel like it’s every other year; it’s on the odd number years, so 2019 i...2019
  • • Sean Payton claims NFL tried to get him fired after 'Bountygate'
    Now more than a half-decade removed from the entire Bountygate scandal that plagued the New Orleans Saints, head coach Sean Payton is opening up about it.Payton himself was suspended for the entire 2012 NFL season after the league found him to be responsible for leading an organization that was putting a bounty on the heads of opposing players.In an interview on “In Depth with Graham Bensinger,” P...2018
  • • Sean Payton claims NFL wanted him fired over Bountygate
    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was suspended for a full season over his role in the “Bountygate” scandal, but he claims that the NFL wanted much more than that.In an interview with "In Depth with Graham Bensinger," Payton said that former Saints owner Tom Benson had told Payton that two other league owners had called encouraging the owner to fire the coach — which Payton believes was a direc...2018
  • • Twitter reacts to Brandin Cooks' ridiculous contract
    Earlier on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Rams announced that they have locked up wide receiver Brandin Cooks on a five-year contract extension.This comes mere months after Cooks was acquired from the New England Patriots for a first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. It’s a move the Rams needed to make.The terms of the contract, reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter to be $80 million over five seasons, seems...2018

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