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Saints News, 1/4/16: Speculation on Sean Payton's Future Runs Rampant

Everyone and their mother seems to have an article out today on where Payton will coach next. I'm just a Saints fan who admits to knowing nothing, but I think he stays and the Saints make organizational changes that address his concerns.

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Saints News

Report: Sean Payton will meet with Mickey Loomis about future on Monday - Black and Gold

New York Giants Rumors: Sean Payton In Team’s Sights After Tom Coughlin’s Likely Exit
The New York Giants are rumored to be interested in Sean Payton to fill their likely head coaching vacancy, with Tom Coughlin expected to turn in his

Black Monday Rumors: Jim Caldwell safe, Sean Payton out - NFL -
With Black Monday only a day away, we take a look at the teams most likely to clean house in their coaching staffs and front offices in preparation for the 2016 season.

Newe Orleans Saints still in the game, but Sean Payton now in play - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
It will take the right team to lure Sean Payton away from a good gig in New Orleans, where he has a great deal of power and an elite QB in Drew Brees.

Drew Brees, Saints' 2006 draft picks gather for special photo - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
After the Saints beat the Falcons to end the regular season on Sunday, Drew Brees and New Orleans' 2006 draft picks gathered for a special photo.

Drew Brees up, Rob Ryan down for New Orleans Saints in 2015 - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
In leading the NFL in passing yards in 2015, 36-year-old Drew Brees showed that he was still "up" for the New Orleans Saints.

NFL Media Insider Rapoport: 'The hot name to watch today is Saints coach Sean Payton' - NFL Videos
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports on the fates of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and whether or not he will leave New Orleans.

Payton, Brees not sure what futures hold with Saints
With a 20-17 win over Falcons, New Orleans uncertain where Payton, Brees will be next year

New Orleans Saints offensive player grades at Atlanta Falcons | The Saints Nation

New Orleans Saints players react to win against the Falcons
The New Orleans Saints finished the season winning 20-17 against the Falcons

Postgame Saints locker room interviews after Falcons game
Drew Brees, Zach Strief, Jahri Evans, John Jenkins, Jamarca Sanford and Kai Forbath spoke with the media after Sunday's win

Drew Brees' Postgame Press Conference at Falcons
Drew Brees speaks to media following today's season finale at the Atlanta Falcons. Video by Alex Restrepo (New Orleans Saints Video)

49ers fire coach, and NFL Network says to 'keep an eye on Sean Payton' |
Former NFL coach Mike Holmgren reported to have interest in Niners' job

Drew Brees ends season as NFL passing leader for a record sixth time |
Brees ended the season with four successive 300-yard passing games, as he threw for 1,388 yards with nine touchdowns and zero interceptions over the final four games.

Sean Payton tops on Eagles' wish list
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Sean Payton will meet Monday with New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis to discuss his future with the team. - Paul Domowitch, Philadelphia Daily News

Junior Galette rips Saints on social media - Black and Gold

Sean Payton declines to discuss uncertain coaching future with New Orleans Saints
The 49ers and Eagles are among the teams expected to explore potentially hiring Sean Payton if the Saints make him available, sources told ESPN NFL Insiders Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen.

Ryan throws late interception, Falcons fall to Saints 20-17
Matt Ryan throws late interception to set up Saints' last-second FG for 20-17 win over Falcons

Forecast: Saints can't let Payton go for 2nd round pick, can they?
As a fan, a New Orleans Saints season that doesn't include playoffs or a winning record, can't end any better than with a win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Payton proud of effort, mum on future plans
The Saints had to reach so deep down onto their roster Sunday that you really couldn't tell the players without a program.

Kenny Vaccaro named winner of Jim Finks award
METAIRIE, La. - Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro has been named by the media as the 2015 winner of the Jim Finks Media Appreciation Award.

Report: Colts will pursue Nick Saban, Sean Payton if Chuck Pagano fired -
According to a report the Colts will pursue both Nick Saban and Sean Payton if Chuck Pagano is fired.

Five questions facing the New Orleans Saints this offseason - New Orleans Saints Blog- ESPN
The Saints, at 7-9, have cap concerns and could be listening to draft-pick offers for head coach Sean Payton.

New Orleans Saints to play considerably tougher schedule in 2016 |
The Saints' combined records of 2016 opponents of 140-116 (.547) in 2015 appears to be more challenging than the 129-127 (.503) record posted by their 2015 foes.

Who should New Orleans Saints target with 12th pick in NFL Draft? |
Last season, the Saints used the No. 13 pick to select offensive tackle Andrus Peat from Stanford


NFL News

Eagles owner wants John Harbaugh, probably can’t get him | ProFootballTalk
In firing Chip Kelly last week, Eagles owner Jeff Lurie set himself up to make a quick move. But his top target probably isn't anywhere close to being available to him.

Chip Kelly reaches out to the 49ers | ProFootballTalk
Chip Kelly wants to keep coaching in the NFL, and he's letting other teams know that he's interested. Kelly has reached out to the 49ers to tell them that he'd like to coach them, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Dolphins to interview Mike Shanahan | ProFootballTalk
Mike Shanahan is hoping for one more ride in the NFL, and the Dolphins may give him the chance. Shanahan will interview with the Dolphins for their head-coaching vacancy on Tuesday, Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports.