Latest Sean Payton News

Saints name Klint Kubiak offensive coordinator in a break from Sean Payton's legacy

Feb. 14, 2024 19:38 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints named Klint Kubiak as their offensive coordinator on Wednesday, marking a new direction for a unit that has been overseen by either former coach Sean Payton or his protege, Pete Carmichael Jr., since 2006. The 36-year-old Kubiak was the...

AP NFL Coach of the Year

Feb. 08, 2024 21:53 PM EST

The NFL Coach of the Year named by The Associated Press which is selected by a nationwide panel of media: 2023 — Kevin Stefanski, Cleveland 2022 — Brian Daboll, New York Giants 2021 — Mike Vrabel, Tennessee 2020 — Kevin Stefanski,...

Bills hire ex-Saints assistant Ronald Curry to coach QBs as part of offseason staff shuffle

Feb. 07, 2024 19:19 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ronald Curry is going from working with Derek Carr in New Orleans to Josh Allen in Buffalo after being hired as the Bills quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Curry fills the role left open by Joe Brady, who took over as Buffalo’s interim offensive...

Titans interview former Stanford coach David Shaw as 10th candidate for open job

Jan. 21, 2024 21:44 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans interviewed former Stanford coach David Shaw in person on Sunday, making him the 10th different candidate for their head coaching vacancy. The Titans announced Sunday night that the interview had been completed. Shaw...

Saints GM Loomis defends retaining Allen, blames self for club getting 'too comfortable'

Jan. 17, 2024 19:06 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis on Wednesday shot back at a groundswell of fans who've called recently for coach Dennis Allen's firing and urged critics to consider the records that several of the most successful coaches in NFL history posted in their first...

Saints fire offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr., who spent 18 years with the club

Jan. 16, 2024 16:46 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have fired offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. along with senior offensive assistant Bob Bicknell and receivers coach Kodi Burns. “These types of decisions are never easy to come to, but are necessary as we move forward,” Saints...

Stafford, Watson and Lance: 3 trades that helped shape this postseason in a variety of ways

Jan. 12, 2024 16:30 PM EST

In 2021, the San Francisco 49ers gave Miami a package of picks so they could move up in the draft and take Trey Lance. Two years later, Sean Payton was the coach in Denver. If you're wondering what those two facts have to do with one another, then this piece is for you. ...

Broncos' brass indicates a divorce with QB Russell Wilson isn't inevitable following his benching

Jan. 09, 2024 18:07 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Maybe Russell Wilson and the Denver Broncos aren't headed for a costly divorce, after all. The possibility of working things out with their benched $242.6 million quarterback was the main message that emerged from the Broncos' season-ending news conference...

Saints coach Dennis Allen expects to be back, but says changes are coming

Jan. 08, 2024 20:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen expects to keep his job after New Orleans improved by two victories, finished with a winning record and missed the playoffs by the narrowest of margins. He is not, however, looking for pats on the back after his second season as the...

Even under Sean Payton, the Denver Broncos were a drama-filled team that missed out on the playoffs

Jan. 08, 2024 20:25 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sean Payton was hired to clean up the mess Nathaniel Hackett left behind, put the Denver Broncos back on the path to the playoffs and salvage the $242.6 million investment the team made in Russell Wilson just five months earlier. Payton provided just as much...