Posts Tagged ‘Sean Payton’

Roundup: Bucs GM not hampered by restraints

Buccaneers fans may be growing a little anxious over some perceived inaction by the team’s front office. But general manager Mark Dominik is preaching patience.

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Payton: Onside kick almost went wrong way

In a live chat on NFL.com Monday, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton revealed that his call of an onside kick to open the second half of Super Bowl XLIV last month required more than just guts and execution. He also needed to do some last-second scrambling.

Reflections on Super Bowl XLIV

Before we turn our full attention to the combine, free agency and the draft, I wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on Super Bowl XLIV before we plunge full on into the 2010 offseason.

Scenes from a Super sideline

Even before riding along with the New Orleans Saints with a police escort from the team hotel to Sun Life Stadium for Super Bowl XLIV, I gained a better understanding of the love affair Saints fans have for their team, and the love the team has for its fans.

Kirwan chat: Manning played into Saints’ hands

The Saints’ defense matched up well with the Colts’ passing attack thanks to a 3-3-5 formation.

Saints receive Vince Lombardi Trophy

A look back at commissioner Roger Goodell’s presentation of the Vince Lombardi Trophy to Saints owner Tom Benson.

Sean Payton for MVP?

We all know a coach can’t win the Super Bowl MVP. And we know this game is far from over. But if the Saints win, coach Sean Payton will have been a big part of the reason why.

Payton’s play-calling brilliant

Sean Payton has earned a reputation for being a brilliant play-caller during his tenure in New Orleans, and his beautifully scripted scoring drive to open the second half of Super Bowl XLIV showcased his masterful talents.

Saints convert onside kick to start half

Saints coach Sean Payton took his second gamble of the game by attempting an onside kick to start the second half. This time, his gamble paid off, as the Saints recovered.

Colts stop Thomas cold on fourth down

A fourth-down gamble by the Saints late during the second quarter didn’t pay off.

Sean Payton takes back seat to Flat Stanley

If you pay attention, not everything at the Super Bowl is really about the game.

Saints aim to get Brees hot early

Saints coach Sean Payton certainly recognizes the advantage of a hot hand.

Shockey, Sharper, Vilma look good at Saints’ practice

Saints TE Jeremy Shockey (knee), FS Darren Sharper (knee) and LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) seemingly worked in every practice drill Wednesday in Coral Gables, Fla., and looked good despite their injuries, according to Super Bowl pool reporter John Czarnecki.

Saints’ Payton says it’s not time to make changes

Saints coach Sean Payton explained the Saints have made it this far for a reason, and now isn’t the time to make changes.

Payton, Saints’ Pro Bowl players lighten the mood

Saints coach Sean Payton is a disciple of Bill Parcells, but he took a motivational trick from legendary 49ers coach Bill Walsh.

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