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  • • Cam Jordan thinks Drew Brees has at least two more seasons in him
    Saints head coach Sean Payton created a few headlines this week when he referred to quarterback Drew Brees heading into his “final season” during an appearance on ESPN. Payton later clarified that he doesn’t know what Brees will do after 2020 and that the quarterback is taking things on a year-to-year basis at this point. [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton on Saints' NFL draft war room at brewery: Maybe 'safest setup' in league
    Saints coach Sean Payton said the team will take proper precautions to deal with the coronavirus pandemic as it holds its draft war room at a brewery.        ...2020
  • • Sean Payton: Tom Brady makes the NFC South stronger
    The Saints have won the NFC South three years in a row, but coach Sean Payton isn’t taking anything for granted now that Tom Brady is in the division. Payton said Brady’s presence in Tampa Bay makes the Buccaneers a real threat in the division. “It was a great signing by Tampa, and this division [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton on recovering from COVID-19, Saints NFL Draft plans, and facing Tom Brady
    Jay Glazer talked to New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton via video call to discuss the coach's experience having COVID-19. Payton has since recovered and is now looking ahead to the 2020 NFL Draft and what it will be like to have to face Tom Brady twice a year....2020
  • • Saints looking for third quarterback “to develop, work with, and improve”
    The Saints are one of the teams that have held video meetings with former Utah State quarterback Jordan Love recently and they’ll likely be spending time with other prospects at the position in the coming weeks. Saints head coach Sean Payton said on Wednesday that a third quarterback to go with Drew Brees and Taysom [more]...2020
  • • Report: Saints coach Sean Payton cleared by doctors of COVID-19
    On March 19, longtime Saints coach Sean Payton revealed he tested positive for COVID-19. Payton received good news nearly two weeks later.  Doctors cleared him of the coronavirus, he announced this week (via Jarrett Bell of USA Today). Payton, 56, represented the NFL’s first scare related to this virus, which has paused the sports world and altered the way of life for millions around the world. Af...2020
  • • Saints using local brewery for NFL Draft war room
    With team facilities closed and social distancing enforced, NFL teams are going to have to get creative to run the NFL Draft. The New Orleans Saints are ready. Coach Sean Payton told “The Rich Eisen Show” on Wednesday that the team has set up its war room at the Dixie Brewery, which is owned by Saints owner Gayle Benson. It’s strange, but the Saints seem confident in their setup. It’s one of the r...2020
  • • Saints set up NFL Draft war room at local brewery
    Teams are going to get creative with social distancing as the 2020 NFL Draft takes place during the age of COVID-19. The NFL has announced that it plans on the draft going forward later this month. It’s drew some criticism from an American public reeling from the pandemic plaguing this country and the rest of the world. Now that the draft will be held remotely, teams are finding new ways to prepar...2020
  • • Sean Payton walks back comments about Drew Brees' post-2020 plans: 'I'm a big dummy'
    The New Orleans coach on Tuesday said 2020 would be Brees' final season. Payton tried to clarify his comments on Wednesday....2020
  • • 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

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Sean Payton injury and suspension

  • • 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
  • • Saints to audition wide receiver Maurice Harris
    Antonio Brown won’t be the only wide receiver showing his stuff for the Saints on Friday. Former Redskins WR Maurice Harris will be among the players auditioning, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets. Head coach Sean Payton is aiming to update his WR list for the playoffs, in case any receivers are lost to injury, Schefter hears. That may or may not be an indicator for Brown’s chances of landing a dea...2019
  • • Saints not resting despite injuries in similar case
    Despite getting burned in a similar scenario in 2010, when the Saints were chasing the No. 1 seed and lost four key players to injuries, Sean Payton says everyone is a go in Week 17....2019
  • • Saints to play starters with shot at No. 1 or 2 seed
    Despite getting burned in a similar scenario in 2010, when the Saints were chasing the No. 1 seed and lost four key players to injuries, Sean Payton says everyone is a go in Week 17....2019
  • • Injury-plagued Saints brace for visit from desperate Colts
    Saints coach Sean Payton is trying not to let New Orleans' latest bout with key injuries undermine his club's Super Bowl aspirations...2019
  • Drew Brees injury update: Saints QB (thumb) aims to return in Week 8 vs. Cardinals
    • Drew Brees injury update: Saints QB (thumb) aims to return in Week 8 vs. Cardinals
    Brees and coach Sean Payton told Fox broadcasters Sunday that the goal for Brees is to have him on the field against the Cardinals....2019
  • Drew Brees injury update: Saints QB (thumb) won't go on IR after surgery
    • Drew Brees injury update: Saints QB (thumb) won't go on IR after surgery
    Meanwhile, coach Sean Payton will approach Week 3 with both Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill as quarterback options....2019

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  • • Sean Payton on Saints' NFL draft war room at brewery: Maybe 'safest setup' in league
    Saints coach Sean Payton said the team will take proper precautions to deal with the coronavirus pandemic as it holds its draft war room at a brewery.        ...2020
  • • Saints using local brewery for NFL Draft war room
    With team facilities closed and social distancing enforced, NFL teams are going to have to get creative to run the NFL Draft. The New Orleans Saints are ready. Coach Sean Payton told “The Rich Eisen Show” on Wednesday that the team has set up its war room at the Dixie Brewery, which is owned by Saints owner Gayle Benson. It’s strange, but the Saints seem confident in their setup. It’s one of the r...2020
  • • Saints set up NFL Draft war room at local brewery
    Teams are going to get creative with social distancing as the 2020 NFL Draft takes place during the age of COVID-19. The NFL has announced that it plans on the draft going forward later this month. It’s drew some criticism from an American public reeling from the pandemic plaguing this country and the rest of the world. Now that the draft will be held remotely, teams are finding new ways to prepar...2020
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • Saints coach Sean Payton says 2020 will be Drew Brees' final season
    It had been a foregone conclusion since the New Orleans Saints' 2019 season ended. Despite his status as a free agent, future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees was going to return to the Bayou. We had no idea how Brees’ new contract would look. When all was said and done, he took a team-friendly two-year, $50 million deal. This seemed to suggest that not only would Brees return for 2020, he woul...2020
  • • Sean Payton 'cleared' and 'feeling a lot better' after COVID-19 diagnosis
    New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is on the mend after testing positive for COVID-19 last week and is “feeling a lot better.” Payton shared the good news of his recovery during an appearance with WWL Radio, as shared by Jeff Duncan of The Athletic. Duncan noted that Payton was tested a week ago Monday and received his results the next Thursday. As of today, he is 10 days removed from when ...2020
  • • Roger Goodell releases statement on Sean Payton's positive COVID-19 test
    As the NBA deals with the rise in positive COVID-19 tests among players and personnel, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton became the first person in the NFL to test positive for the virus. Following the news, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement regarding Payton’s health and the importance of everyone staying safe and protecting themselves from the coronavirus. While the NFL ...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
  • • Sean Payton thinks free agency will be pushed back as CBA vote deadline draws near
    The Saints coach is not alone in hinting at a delayed start to the NFL offseason...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
  • Wild Card Playoff Snap Judgments
    • Wild Card Playoff Snap Judgments
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we re-cap the mostly entertaining first round of the NFL playoffs... * The NFC has had the lead in the glamor department all season and next week’s divisional round matchups will be no different. While the Falcons at Eagles game on Saturday will be intriguing, put me down for thinking the NFC will be represented in the Super Bowl by the winner of...2018
  • • Sean Payton on Drew Brees’s stats: ‘Not in the business of playing fantasy football’
    Drew Brees may be putting up one of his more underwhelming seasons statistically speaking, but Sean Payton dismissed the notion it’s any cause for concern. In fact, the New Orleans Saints head coach took a shot at the obsession over fantasy football while pointing out that the only thing that matters is winning.The evolution of a dangerous running game, led by the two-head monster backfield of Mar...2017

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  • • Sean Payton calls himself a 'dummy' for saying Drew Brees will retire after season
    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
  • • Drew Brees’ sons ‘crushed’ interviews, join Sean Payton’s Pro Bowl staff
    It will be a family affair at the Pro Bowl this year for Drew Brees, as his three sons were “hired” by Sean Payton to join his staff after they “crushed” the interview process with the New Orleans Saints head coach.Payton will lead the NFC’s Pro Bowl squad, and Brees’ sons, Baylen, Bowen and Callen, will serve as ball boys. Sour Patch Kids evidently were somehow involved in working out the arrange...2018
  • Sean Payton tells player his wife was in labor
    • Sean Payton tells player his wife was in labor
    Whoa.         ...2018
  • • Wife of Saints' McDaniel in labor during game
    The wife of Saints defensive tackle Tony McDaniel went into labor during Sunday's divisional round playoff game against the Panthers, according to New Orleans coach Sean Payton....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 appeared to mock Vikings fans with Skol clap after Saints took late lead
    Did the Saints coach mock another team after taking a lead in the playoffs?...2018
  • • Sean Payton confirms quarterback plan for Taysom Hill and Saints in 2020
    Hill will earn the opportunity as the backup to 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
  • • Saints' Payton has beef with butcher's criticism
    Saints head coach Sean Payton had a beef with a butcher who was critical of his decision to go for a 2-point conversion in Sunday's loss to the 49ers....2019

Sean Payton fantasy rankings and news

  • • Sean Payton on Drew Brees’s stats: ‘Not in the business of playing fantasy football’
    2017

Sean Payton schedule, game

  • • Saints coach Sean Payton reveals 2020 will be final season for QB Drew Brees
    2020
  • • Sean Payton: Taysom Hill sees himself as a starting QB, and we do too
    Sean Payton does not believe in the old adage that if you have two quarterbacks you have none. The Saints re-signed Drew Brees and placed a first-round tender on Taysom Hill, and Payton said on ESPN that the reason the Saints put a first-round tender on Hill is that they think he’s a starting quarterback [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton 'cleared' and 'feeling a lot better' after COVID-19 diagnosis
    2020
  • • Roger Goodell releases statement on Sean Payton's positive COVID-19 test
    2020
  • • Sean Payton expects delayed start to offseason
    In an interview with Britney Eurton at Oaklawn Park (a horseracing track), Saints head coach Sean Payton expressed skepticism that the new league year would begin as scheduled given the current status of COVID-19. “Most immediately the start of our league year… that’s going to be, I think, pushed back.” Payton currently serves on the NFL’s competition committee and is one of the most highly respec...2020
  • • Saints’ Sean Payton expects NFL to push back free agency
    NFL free agency is slated to open on Wednesday with the tampering period starting two days before. That’s now all in question amid the growing coronavirus pandemic around the world. While the league has not yet made an announcement, the expectation is that the new league year and free agency will be pushed back. Talking from the site of a horse race in Arkansas on Saturday, New Orleans Saints head...2020
  • • Drew Brees’ decision on his future will dictate Saints’ other QB decisions
    Sean Payton concedes it’s unlikely the Saints will be able to re-sign all three quarterbacks. The team doesn’t have a quarterback under contract for 2020 with Drew Brees, Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill all scheduled for free agency in March. The Saints first have to figure out what Brees is going to do. He has [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton: We have to keep onside kick opportunity alive
    Saints head coach Sean Payton would rather be preparing for Super Bowl LIV than reminiscing about Super Bowl XLIV this week, but losing to the Vikings in the playoffs means that he’s in Miami doing interviews. One of those interviews came on PFT Live and it was only natural to bring up that Super Bowl [more]...2020
  • • Sean Payton: Saints ‘very unlikely’ to re-sign all three quarterbacks
    The New Orleans Saints have some huge decisions to make, none of which are more crucial than their current quandary at the quarterback position. Head coach Sean Payton made comments Thursday that highlight this issue. Drew Brees, Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill are all hitting free agency this offseason. Brees doesn’t see how his team can bring all three of them back. “To have all three of those...2020
  • • Report: Cowboys checking in on Sean Payton ‘can’t be discounted’
    The Dallas Cowboys have officially launched their coaching search, and there’s still belief in some circles that Jerry Jones will try to go for a home run hire. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, one source insists that the chances of the Cowboys checking in on New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton cannot be discounted, particularly after the team’s early playoff exit Sunday. Payton is ...2020

Sean Payton rumors, scandals

  • • 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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