It’s Time for Sean Payton to Relinquish Play-Calling Duties for Saints Offense

December 11, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

ESPN's NFL Live has a popular segment aptly named "Overreaction Mondays." This is a very damning segment, as it highlights how both the media and fans overreact simply to what they saw over the weekend.
A player can essentially erase 10 years of film with one good or bad game. A team can go from being a Super Bowl contender to a toilet bowl cleaner all in one day.
The fickle nature of football enthusiasts can be disheartening at times, but also an eye-opening experience for those of us charged with the task of covering this great game.
Despite the team's 10-3 record and high offensive ranking (sixth overall), the New Orleans Saints' offense has sputtered at various points of the season. The run game has been an afterthought for much of the year and the constant switching of personnel groupings rarely allows for the players on the periphery to establish a rhythm. 
It's clear that head coach Sean Payton is set in his ways. And, quite honestly, who could blame him...

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