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Which New Orleans Saints draft class ranked in top five of the past 10 years?

Since he’s been with the New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton has had a thing for finding talented players in and after the NFL draft. According to NFL media editor Jim Reineking, Payton’s first draft with the Saints had the third best draft class of any team over the past 10 years. The 2006 Saints draft class saw the addition of players like Reggie Bush, Roman Harper, Jahri Evans...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

After 7-9 season, Sean Payton determined to not have a repeat of 2014

After finishing 7-9 in 2014, right tackle Zach Strief of the New Orleans Saints may have summed things up best."The best thing that ever happened to this organization was going 7-9 and not making the playoffs," veteran right tackle Zach Strief told Jeff Duncan of "Because it was eye-opening."If we would have slipped into the playoffs at 8-8 it would have been easy to say...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from Sean Payton’s OTA press conference

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton addressed the media yesterday as the last week of OTAs begins to draw to a close before mandatory minicamp begins next week. Payton talked about Junior Galette’s injury, a few key offensive players, and some focuses and changes on offense. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 NFL teams that could actually win Super Bowl 50 Top 10 in 2015...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: This Sean Payton commercial may be fake, but it’s well worth the watch

Some things are just so weird that you have no choice but to share them with the world. This is one of those instances. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: NFL contenders that won’t even make the playoffs in 2015 Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s top-10 wide receivers I’m not really sure what prompted the creation of this video, but I’m glad that it happened. I will be honest, though...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Hard Knocks the single reason Sean Payton is holding back?

A couple of days ago the Houston Texans were chosen as this year’s team to be featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks. A great privilege in the eyes of some, but is it limiting the Texans chances of hosting joint practices with other teams? Hard Knocks could keep Texans from luring practice partners — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 29, 2015 According...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Sean Payton Be Facing the Hotseat in 2015?

After finishing the season at a rather underwhelming 7-9 last season, Saints head coach Sean Payton promised that changes were coming to fix the problems. But what exactly were the problems that left this Saints team out of the postseason?Based on their approach to the free agency period, in addition to their corresponding roster moves, one would have to think that the shortcomings...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Coach Sean Payton: Quite the Saint

With somebody as smart and brave as Sean Payton coaching the Saints, I'm not in the least bit surprised at the success they've had since 2006. Payton knows when to go for it on fourth down and he knows when to take take his medicine and just punt. He makes some extremely gutsy calls on special teams, and has quite a few cards up his sleeve on offense. So let's look at our own Sean...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: offseason off to a rocky start

Junior Galette This week New Orleans Saints defensive linemen Junior Galette was arrested on a domestic violence charge. Junior Galette was mostly worried about his image in the public being damaged and wanted everyone to know what happened before the arrest was not him and is not what it looks like. People can see a man on the field like Galette and how dominant he is on the field...
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Payton calls more than 10 players in for ‘review’

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is not happy with his team in the wake of its blowout loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Peyton called more than 10 players into his office for individual performance reviews on Tuesday. Wow. Sounds very tense in New...Read More
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Sean Payton tells reporter to ‘be quiet’ after being interrupted during press conference

Do not attempt to interrupt New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton when he's in the middle of speaking. One particular reporter learned the hard way in the news conference that followed Sunday's game—which the (2-4) Saints lost to the Lions, 24-23. Things got a bit chippy in the presser after the game. Payton was first asked a question that he didn't like. So he passed on...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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