Sean Payton Reportedly Hasn’t Committed to Returning to the Saints Next Season

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SJ - January 23, 2022

As if Aaron Rodgers leaving Green Bay or retiring and news that Tom Brady could retire wasn't enough for a weekend, now comes news about Saints head coach Sean Payton.

Payton reportedly hasn't committed to returning to New Orleans next season.  To make matters a little more interesting he's "gone dark" on people close to him.


Sources say that Payton, who has three years left on his contract, has not committed to returning to coach for another season in New Orleans. He has not yet informed the organization for whom he's coached since 2006 that he will definitely return.

Multiple attempts by to reach Payton went unreturned.

Payton has been on vacation for more than a week, and a person turning off their phone while on vacation is not unprecedented. Payton using the time to decide if he wants to return or step away for a year is noteworthy, however, and he has gone dark on several people close to him.

It sounds like Rodgers isn't the only one who isn't interested in a rebuild.  The Saints are in all kinds of salary cap hell after pushing their chips in multiple times only to come up empty handed.

Love these guys ruining franchises then walking away because they don't want to fix the mess they helped create.


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