From his game-day antics, which have been caught on camera more than once, to his legendary motivational tactics, which might include wheeling in loads of cash to put on display, there are plenty of stories to tell. And those in the know swear we only know the half of it.
Over the last few weeks, I've been asking his former players to share their favorite story or memory of the Saints coach. Some of them are funny. Others shared some lessons they picked up from Payton.
After Drew Brees went down with a thumb injury last season, coming up with a new plan was simple. The new plan was to stick with the old plan: Throw the ball to Michael Thomas as frequently as possible. Which, really, is the same as saying play it safe and don’t take risks. The wide […]
The Saints are getting ready to unleash a nightmare on the league. No, seriously. That’s their choice of words, not ours, but it’s not crazy. While it took Jared Cook some time to get going, if you kept paying attention, then you already know the Saints tight end was causing sleepless nights for defensive coordinators […]