Sean Payton’s Firecracker Approach Tipping Point in 2006

July 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's well before sunrise, October of 2006, and you're driving your black Mercedes S550  down the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway with Sports Illustrated' s Michael Silver in the passenger seat and Kenny Chesney blasting from the stereo.
It is the most relaxing moment you will have all day as you turn your attention to transforming the star-crossed New Orleans Saints into a Super Bowl contender.
You tell Silver that instead of focusing on the team's forgettable past or on post-Katrina woes, you prefer to focus on chemistry and discipline in this rebuilding job of yours.
Afterall, that's the way your mentor Parcells always did it. 
You were quietly doing the best coaching job of 2006 until you rocked the Philadelphia Eagles world, 27-24, in the Superdome; now you're 5-1 and the whole damned world is watching and this guy from Sports Illustrated wants to know who you are and what makes you tick.
Your outside linebacker Scott Fujita tells SI ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments