Saints’ Sean Payton wades into gun control debate

Saints’ Sean Payton wades into gun control debate

After losing one of his former players, Will Smith, to gun violence in 2016, the need for curbing gun violence across the nation has weighed heavily on New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. During his weekly teleconference, Payton weighed in on more recent events – the tragic Sunday night massacre of 59 concert-goers in […]

Sean Payton: New touchback rule will have opposite effect

Sean Payton: New touchback rule will have opposite effect

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is quite sure the NFL’s decision to move touchbacks after kickoffs to the 25-yard line will reduce the amount of returns, thus reduce injuries. He thinks it will have the opposite effect – more kick returns. “I think — this is me — the rule change is actually going to […]