Posts Tagged ‘sean-payton’

NFL Chatting with Saints Suspended Coach Sean Payton About a Return

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says his office has communicated with suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton about his eventual reinstatement, and Goodell did not eliminate the possibility of Payton rejoining the franchise before the Super Bowl. Payton would like an adjustment on the suspension so it would end at the conclusion of the regular season […]

Gridiron Gab Week Twelve Preview – San Francisco at New Orleans

Last season it was maybe the game of the year when the Saints and 49ers dueled it out in the Divisional round of the playoffs. Sunday, the two teams hope they can re-create that kind of excitement when the two teams meet in a huge NFC showdown in the SuperDome in New Orleans. Right now […]

Gridiron Gab Caption This! Picture of the Day

The Saints played their first home preseason game on Friday night, and there was an outpouring of support for suspended coach Sean Payton. With that we’d love to hear your caption for the pic above left in our comments section!

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Morning Edition 8/5

Suspended Saints coach Sean Payton was seen greeting and hugging quarterback Drew Brees and assistant coach Joe Vitt on Saturday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. One has to wonder if he was giving Brees plays for the preseason opener. – NFL.com Vikings rookie wide receiver Greg Childs suffered […]

Suspended Saints Coach Sean Payton Doing a Little ‘Dirty Dancing’ with a New Blonde

TMZ is all over suspended Saints coach Sean Payton – and caught this act recently where the coach was partying it up with a hot blonde, despite the fact he’s going through a divorce of his long-time wife. He’s suspended from the NFL … his marriage is crumbling … but former New Orleans Saints coach […]

Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and Wife Getting Divorced

It’s pretty safe to say that it hasn’t been the best of years for Saints head coach Sean Payton. And – it’s only getting worse. Word has it that Payton and his wife Beth are on the outs, and The Times-Picayune states that the Saints head coach filed a petition in Texas back on June […]

Saints Lose Vilma For Season as Four Players Suspended for Bounty Gate

Four players – Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith, and Jonathan Vilma – were notified today that they have been suspended without pay for conduct detrimental to the NFL as a result of their leadership roles in the Saints’ pay-for-performance/bounty program that endangered player safety over three seasons from 2009-2011. Participation by players in any […]

LB Coach Joe Vitt Will Coach the Saints in 2012 While Sean Payton Sits Out

The Saints have announced that assistant head coach/linebackers coach Joe Vitt is going to be the teams head coach while Sean Payton sits out a season for his one-year suspension for violating the league’s anti-bounty rule. “It is important that we keep Sean Payton’s philosophy front and center during this season. Sean has been the […]