National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said he has yet to receive a revised contract from the New Orleans Saints for Sean Payton after rejecting a deal the team offered the coach in September 2011.
Bill Parcells won’t coach the New Orleans Saints while Sean Payton serves a one-year suspension connected to a program that the National Football League says paid the team’s players to hurt opponents, ESPN reported.
The New Orleans Saints have reached a contract extension with coach Sean Payton who missed the past season in connection with the National Football League’s bounty probe, the Associated Press reported, citing people familiar with the deal.
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will be barred from contact with anyone in the National Football League as he serves his one-year suspension for trying to cover up a program the league says that paid players bonuses for injuring opponents, according to ESPN.
Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints approached two-time Super Bowl champion Bill Parcells to discuss him becoming the team’s interim coach during Payton’s suspension for the National Football League season, according to ESPN.
The National Football League suspended the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl-winning coach Sean Payton for one year, banned General Manager Mickey Loomis for eight games and indefinitely barred former assistant coach Gregg Williams for running a bounty program that paid players for injuring opponents.
The New Orleans Saints signed a five-year contract extension with coach Sean Payton, who was suspended for the 2012 season due to a performance pool in which players got bonuses for injuring opponents.