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Sean Payton: Defense is a “Priority,” but Best Player Available Could Factor in on Draft Night

Friday, April 19th, 2013

The Saints weren't themselves with Sean Payton serving a season-long suspension in 2012, but the defense was particularly terrible. Naturally, everyone expects Payton and Co. to select a defensive player with the No. 15 overall pick in this year's draft, but Payton says that there are times when the best ...

Sean Payton Defends Hiring Rob Ryan, Lays Out Priorities for 2013

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints took some heat when they decided to hire Rob Ryan this offseason. Sean Payton doesn't particularly care about that heat. Now reinstated and gearing up for the 2013 season, Payton says the team did its homework and did what's best for the program. Sean ...

Sean Payton’s Mindset: “This is My First Year Here and I Just Got Hired”

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and the New Orleans Saints are trying to forget one of the most painful periods in team history. Payton stresses that the team needs to forget about the bounty scandal and everything that took place before that. He wants to start fresh in 2013. Sean Payton joined ...

Drew Brees On the Saints Running the Read-Option: “Never Say Never, but Highly Doubtful”

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Drew Brees would obviously have preferred to have played in Super Bowl XLVII last night in New Orleans, but Brees sucked it up this past week and performed as an ambassador for his adopted home city as tourists invaded the Big Easy during Super Bowl week. Drew Brees joined Scott and ...

Sean Payton: “There’s No Promise of us Being an 11- or 12-Win Team just Because the Head Coach is Back”

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and thus the expectations have grown significantly for the 2013 New Orleans Saints. Sure, New Orleans was a perennial contender with Payton on the sideline, but this team looked so bad at times last year that it's tough to tell what they'll do with Payton coaching ...

Drew Brees Believes The Saints Can Create A Legacy Of Winning Multiple Super Bowls And Is Excited To Have Sean Payton Back

Friday, January 25th, 2013

This past Tuesday the NFL reinstated Sean Payton to his full time duties as head coach of the New Orleans Saints. Payton has served his time after admitting his role in the team's pay-for-performance program. Drew Brees believes the Saints have the ability to turn things around quickly next season. The ...

Drew Brees: Saints Would Have Been Tough in the Playoffs had They Squeaked In

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

It's an offseason of what-ifs in New Orleans. What if the lowered punishments of many of those involved in Bounty Gate would never have been set so high in the first place? What if coach Sean Payton's sentence would've been reduced like that of nearly everyone else? And what if ...

Drew Brees Laments Not Being Able to Play in the Super Bowl at the Superdome

Monday, January 7th, 2013

It was an ill-timed off year for the New Orleans Saints, who are out of the playoffs, and after a season plagued by the bounty scandal they won't have a chance to play when they host the Super Bowl at the Superdome this year. Drew Brees is a little bitter ...

Drew Brees Harbors Zero Doubt that Sean Payton Will Coach in New Orleans Next Year

Friday, December 21st, 2012

It's been a disappointing season for the New Orleans Saints following the fallout of the bounty scandal. New Orleans has struggled to maintain consistency and the defense has been spotty at best. For a team that sits at 6-8, the Saints are looking to finish strong and also play spoiler. ...

Antrel Rolle: “I Don’t Think We’ve Put it All Together Yet”

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The New York Giants must have been listening to Antrel Rolle last week when he stated that the defense had to play with more "dog" in order to get back to where they need to be to make another Super Bowl run. New York crushed the Saints in Week 14 ...