The previous Saints coach completed interviews with and , and has upcoming interviews arrange with and . Nonetheless, revealed that Payton is predicted to have a second interview with Denver, nothing has been confirmed but. This implies Payton doesn’t formally have a second interview lined up but with any staff.
On the heels of that information, NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that it’s seemingly Payton doesn’t find yourself in any of the teaching roles accessible for subsequent season.
“I’m saying that as of proper now, it doesn’t appear to be there’s a place for Sean Payton,” Rapoport stated on NFL Now. “We’ll see, however it doesn’t appear to be there’s a place within the teaching world proper now.”
NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo reiterated Rapoport’s reporting, noting that Payton will most definitely keep put in his broadcasting function this yr.
“We’ve kinda been speaking all alongside that there’s a chance, whether or not or not it’s 50–50 and even better than 50–50, that Sean Payton would return to Fox for yet another yr as a result of it’s not like he’s that determined to get again into teaching that he’s simply going to take any job,” Garafolo stated. “It was going to need to be the fitting scenario on either side on the desk, and it doesn’t really feel like that’s the place we’re proper now. … We’re listening to persistently that it’s the alternative of that.”
Garafolo added that if Payton doesn’t take any teaching place this offseason, then the previous coach seemingly would take a look at open positions subsequent yr and take into account whether or not these conditions current a greater match.