The National Football League suspended Super Bowl-winning coach Sean Payton for one year, taking unprecedented action after finding the New Orleans Saints ran a bounty program that paid players for injuring opponents.
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the one-year suspension he gave New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for trying to cover up a bounty program that paid players bonuses for injuring their opponents.
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.
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.
All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees said it feels normal around the New Orleans Saints now that coach Sean Payton is back from a one-year National Football League suspension. Winning the division would prove it.
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.