Sean Payton

Is Sean Payton the Key to the Saints Success?

by Debbie Baratz • October 4, 2013

Rewind one year ago and the New Orleans Saints sat at 0-4. At the start of Week 5 one year later, the team sits at 4-0. This has come from wins over the Atlanta Falcons, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Arizona Cardinals and the Miami Dolphins. They have played their way back into the conversation as […]

Most Intriguing NFL Week 1 Matchups

by Debbie Baratz • September 6, 2013

On Thursday night, the NFL season officially kicked off with the rematch of the Denver Broncos against the Baltimore Ravens. Numerous questions swirled for this game including how would the Ravens defense look? Does Peyton Manning still have it? Does he have chemistry with Wes Welker? How will the Ravens look without Anquan Boldin and […]

NFL Players Who Became Coaches

by Debbie Baratz • July 31, 2013

For many NFL players, once their careers end, they disappear and pursue careers outside the sports arena. But for others, they will make the leap to coaching with some landing as head NFL coaches. Currently, numerous league teams have these players at the helm, some finding more success than others. Jason Garrett (Dallas Cowboys) – Garrett […]

New Orleans Saints 2013 Training Camp Schedule

by Debbie Baratz • July 12, 2013

For the New Orleans Saints, players will report to training camp on Thursday July 25 and begin practicing on Friday, July 26. Fans are allowed to attend any of the free practices beginning on the 26th on a first-come, first-served basis. They will be held at the team’s camp outside of New Orleans in Metairie. […]

NFL Reinstates Saints Coach Sean Payton

by Debbie Baratz • January 22, 2013

So much for waiting until after the Super Bowl. On Tuesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reinstated New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton from his one-year suspension that resulted from the Bountygate investigation. The league news comes after Goodell and Payton met on Monday. Goodell said via, “We had a very productive discussion. Sean fully […]

Saints Payton Gets Five-Year Extension, Vick Won’t Restructure Deal

by Debbie Baratz • December 29, 2012

After rumors had been swirling for awhile, on Friday they came to an end as the New Orleans Saints gave suspended coach Sean Payton a five-year contract extension. His contract was to expire after this season’s end. If he didn’t reach an agreement with his team, Payton had said he’d keep his options open. Some […]

Payton Reinstatement Talks Begin, Bryant Determined to Continue Playing

by Debbie Baratz • December 13, 2012

On Wednesday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell spoke with suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton about his reinstatement. Initially scheduled to go through the Super Bowl (or Feb. 3, 2013), it may now end before then. Payton has expressed his desire to return earlier, as noted by sources in an ESPN story. The timing on […]

Americans Still Love Football, Suspended Saints to Attend Sunday’s Game

by Debbie Baratz • October 4, 2012

So much for the referee lockout affecting the popularity of the NFL; fans still love it. In an new Harris Poll conducted within three days after the Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks, it showed that 59 percent of the country are football followers; this represents a record number. I […]