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Sean Payton Did It His Way

He was a head coach who transformed a franchise, energized a city, and made history — and he did it his way.

My goal was to write an ode to Coach Payton as a non-bias journalist, but I couldn't.

Saints Head Coach Sean Payton

Unlike most of my colleagues in the media, I'm not a transplant. I am a New Orleanian - born, raised, and lived there until my college days at Morehouse.

There wasn't a news entity that hired me to cover the Saints; I started Saints News as a fan wanting to give a different perspective on the team I loved. I didn't just report on the franchise's history. I lived it. 

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I grew up with the Saints — 55 years. 

My father and I were in Tulane Stadium and the Superdome for games and witnessed the many disappointments and few victories over my childhood years. 

The proverbial "next year" was our mantra until Jim Mora gave us winning teams.  

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Sean Payton
Mickey Loomis, Tom Benson, Drew Brees, and Sean Payton
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton hugs team owner Gayle Benson

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