Latest Sean Payton News

Saints' 2019 draft options limited by past deals

Apr. 18, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have no time to waste if they want to win another Super Bowl with record-setting quarterback Drew Brees under center — which is why three of their top four 2019 draft slots have already been traded away. The Saints aren't slated to pick until late in the second round...

Cook makes move to Saints for personal, professional reasons

Mar. 27, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Moving from Oakland to New Orleans was as much a personal choice as a professional one for 2018 Pro Bowl tight end Jared Cook. "Location. Quarterback. Offense," Cook began. "It's important that at this point in my career — I think it's awesome — that I'm closer to home....

On Football: Goodell, with Payton's help, gets it right

Mar. 27, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Roger Goodell got it right. NFL fans rarely feel that way. Right now, they should. Many times, perhaps most of the time, the NFL commissioner is doing the bidding of the owners. That's led to plenty of criticism of Goodell when it's the guys who run the 32 franchises who deserve more bad...

Pass interference now reviewable by officials

Mar. 26, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Roger Goodell laid down the law, and the owners readily changed NFL rules on reviewing pass interference, whether flagged or not. As the league concluded its spring meeting one day early, the owners passed by a shockingly overwhelming 31-1 margin that interference can be challenged by...