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Broncos announce Sean Payton’s hiring

Sean Payton signed his contract with the Broncos on Friday. Not long after reports of his signing came the Broncos’ announcement.It’s official: Payton is the new head coach of the Broncos.Broncos owner and CEO Greg Penner released a statement: “Sean Payton is an outstanding leader and Super Bowl champion with a brilliant offensive mind. He [more]

Sean Payton signs five-year contract with Broncos

Sean Payton’s contract to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos is now done.Payton has signed a five-year contract to coach the Broncos, according to multiple reports.There was no reason to think Payton wouldn’t get the contract done, but nothing is done until it’s done, and now it actually is done.Payton went 152-89 as [more]

Report: Sean Desai withdraws from consideration for Vikings DC

A report earlier on Friday brought word that the Broncos have requested an interview with Seahawks associate head coach Sean Desai for their defensive coordinator vacancy.There’s now a new wrinkle to that news.According to Mike Klis of KUSA, Desai has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Vikings defensive coordinator job to focus on Denver.Desai [more]

Report: Broncos request interview with Sean Desai for DC

There’s another candidate on the list to be Denver’s new defensive coordinator under head coach Sean Payton.Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Broncos have requested to interview Seahawks associate head coach/defense Sean Desai for the vacancy.Desai just wrapped up his first season with Seattle after spending most of his coaching career with the Bears. [more]

Justin Outten set for second interview with Ravens

The Ravens’ second round of interviews for their next offensive coordinator will include Justin Outten.Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Outten is set to meet with the team again next week. University of Georgia offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Todd Monken and Seahawks quarterbacks coach Dave Canales are other candidates moving on to the second round [more]

Report: Broncos request interview with Brian Flores for defensive coordinator

While new head coach Sean Payton may retain Broncos defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero, he’d also like to speak with an external candidate for the job.Denver has requested an interview with Steelers senior defensive assistant/linebackers coach Brian Flores, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.Flores spent the 2022 season with Pittsburgh after he was fired by [more]

Jerry Jones: Sean Payton, Broncos will make an effective team

Jerry Jones’ relationship with Sean Payton is well documented.Payton spent three years in Dallas as the assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach under Bill Parcells. Payton long has wanted to return as head coach, and Jones nearly made that happen in early 2019.Now, the Cowboys’ last best chance of hiring Payton may have passed.The Broncos [more]

DeMeco Ryans thankful for Broncos interest, but “wasn’t a difficult decision” to choose Texans

Before the Texans hired DeMeco Ryans as their new head coach this week, there was word that the Broncos were also interested in hiring Ryans after interviewing him and seeing the impressive work he did as the 49ers defensive coordinator.There was word of a late push from the Broncos to get Ryans, but the team [more]

Former Patriots running backs coach Cleve Bryant dies at 75

Former Patriots running backs coach Cleve Bryant died Tuesday, the team announced. He was 75.Bryant spent nearly his entire 26-season coaching career in the college ranks, many of them under head coach Mack Brown. He was in New England from 1982-84.The Patriots finished second, fifth and 11 in rushing with Bryant as their running backs [more]

Report: Ejiro Evero to talk to Sean Payton about staying in Denver

Ejiro Evero didn’t land the Broncos head coaching job, but the door may not be closed on him remaining in Denver.Michael Silver of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Evero is set to talk to incoming Broncos head coach Sean Payton about the possibility of Evero remaining the defensive coordinator for the Broncos. The Broncos [more]

Vikings want to interview Ejiro Evero for defensive coordinator

The Vikings have not hired a new defensive coordinator since firing Ed Donatell and part of the reason for that appears to be their desire to interview someone who is still up for head coaching jobs.Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports that the Vikings want to interview Broncos defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero for the position. Evero [more]

Federal judge seeks more briefing regarding possible arbitration of Brian Flores case

One year ago today, former Dolphins coach Brian Flores filed a landmark racial discrimination lawsuit against the NFL and various teams. Over the past 365 days, not much has happened.The case continues to be bogged down by the question of whether it will be resolved in court, or whether it will be handled by arbitration [more]

Drew Brees: I’m not sure there’s a better scenario for Russell Wilson

Drew Brees wasn’t drafted by the Saints, but he spent 15 seasons in New Orleans playing for Sean Payton. Together, the two turned around the Saints, who had never won anything until both arrived in 2006.The Saints went 142-86 in the regular season and 9-8 in the postseason with a Super Bowl championship during Brees’ [more]

Report: Sean Payton to make “somewhere between” $17 million to $20 million per year

The initial wave of national reports regarding Sean Payton becoming the next coach of the Denver Broncos said nothing about what he’ll be paid. At least one local report suppled that information.That information, as we’ll explain in a moment, also may be incomplete.Mike Klis of 9News.com reports that Payton will receive “somewhere between” $17 million [more]

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