Latest Sean Payton News

Saints' Kamara explains choice to skip voluntary team work, praises new offense at minicamp

Jun. 11, 2024 20:09 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara rejects the premise that his absence from voluntary practices this offseason indicates a lack of enthusiasm for — or commitment to — learning New Orleans' new offense. “I’ve been in this eight years," said Kamara, who...

Courtland Sutton shows up for minicamp but still wants a new contract after 10-touchdown season

Jun. 11, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — As promised, Courtland Sutton made a cameo appearance at the Denver Broncos' mandatory minicamp Tuesday. Whether he'll be back for the start of training camp next month hinges on him getting a pay raise. Coming off a career-best 10-touchdown season, Sutton...

At 33, versatile Taysom Hill gratified by opportunities in Saints' new offense

Jun. 06, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' experimental usage of Taysom Hill at virtually every offensive skill position — and even on special teams — has been so unconventional that he wondered whether his ubiquity might be reined in under a new offensive coordinator. Klint...

Sean Payton says he expects receiver Courtland Sutton to show up for mandatory minicamp next week

Jun. 04, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sean Payton said Tuesday that he expects wide receiver Courtland Sutton to attend next week's minicamp after skipping the Denver Broncos' entire offseason program. "Yeah, I think he'll be at minicamp. I mean, it's mandatory,” Payton said. “I just know...

Sean Payton praises all 3 quarterbacks competing for Broncos starting job

May. 23, 2024 18:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos closed out their first week of OTAs Thursday with coach Sean Payton praising all three quarterbacks competing for the starting job and cautioning that nothing should be read into the order in which they take snaps. “We try to split up...

Bo Nix gives Sean Payton fresh fodder for praise with array of impressive passes at Broncos minicamp

May. 11, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Through poise, patience, pinpoint passing and plenty of zing on his throws, Bo Nix gave Sean Payton fresh fodder to praise his first-round draft pick at the Denver Broncos' rookie minicamp on Saturday. “It’s almost like watching a good golfer,” said...

The Bo Nix era begins in Denver, and the Broncos also drafted his top target at Oregon

Apr. 27, 2024 22:08 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — For the first time in his 17 seasons as a coach, Sean Payton has a rookie quarterback to nurture. Payton's Denver Broncos took Bo Nix in the first round of the NFL draft. The coach then helped out both himself and Nix by moving up to draft his new QB's top...

Broncos select former Oregon QB Bo Nix with the 12th pick in the NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2024 01:45 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The sixth quarterback selected in the 2024 NFL draft was No. 1 in the Denver Broncos' eyes. The Broncos bypassed a bevy of blue-chip defenders to draft former Oregon quarterback Bo Nix with the 12th pick Thursday night. “He stood out in a...

Moving on from Russell Wilson debacle leaves Denver Broncos in rebuild mode with QB among many needs

Apr. 18, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are in the market for a quarterback again. And a tight end. And a cornerback. And a tackle. And an edge rusher. You name it, they need it. The Broncos lack the draft capital to meet all their needs in the...

The Dolphins have a 1st-round draft pick for the 1st time since 2021 with several needs to address

Apr. 18, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Mike McDaniel joked during last year's NFL draft that he couldn't wait to finally have a first-round pick. The Miami Dolphins head coach hasn't had that luxury since taking over the team in 2022, but that will change this year, as the Dolphins will pick...