Sean Payton’s “Home Team” Rises To No. 8 On New York Times Bestseller List

July 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It should comes as no surprise that Sean Payton's new book Home Team rose to No. 8 on the New York Times Bestseller List after just one week in bookstores.
It's just that good.
If this head coaching gig goes south one day, it seems Payton may have a future as one of those French Quarter raconteurs.
Laying on a beautiful beach in Florida last week and feeling glad to be away from New Orleans and all of its problems, I had to start reading Payton's book and be reminded why my hometown is such a special place.
Damn you Sean Payton.
Most coaches' books are narcissistic, chock full of coach-speak and cliches, and better seen than read. Not this time. Not this one. It's replete with amusing anecdotes and inspirational moments.
Chicken soup for the BP-fatigued soul.
Payton begins by telling the story of a young kid with a dream and no money.
"I told [San Diego State offensive line coach] Steve Devine I didn't have any money le...

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