Sean Payton Reacts To Drew Brees’ Saints Decision
Sean Payton reacted to Drew Brees’ Saints decision making process recently.
The Saints head coach is dealing with something of an unprecedented situation. His team has not one, not two, but three quarterback set to become free agents in the offseason.
Fresh off a year when it seemed like they had an embarrassment of riches when it came to quality quarterbacks, the Saints now face a scenario where they could easily lose two of them.
Brees in particular is the biggest question mark at the passing position heading into next year.
To date, he has gone back and forth on retirement. He has indicated that he still has a desire to continue playing football, but at the same time his people have also reached out to various media personalities to see if any broadcasting positions were available for him.
Recently, Payton sat down with Sirius XM NFL radio to discuss what the future holds at quarterback for his organization.
.@Saints HC Sean Payton joined us on radio row in Miami and discussed what the future holds for QB Drew Brees…
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— SiriusXM NFL Radio (@SiriusXMNFL) February 8, 2020
“I don’t think there’s anything more to it than just his decision as to playing another year or not,” Payton said of Brees’ decision making process.
“It’s not money related. It’s not another team related. And I think he went out of his way to make sure everyone saw that, as well.”
Brees’ decision on retiring or continuing to play will have massive implications for New Orleans, both in terms of finances and their ceiling in 2020.
All signs point to Brees making a final decision of some sort in the coming month, but obviously nothing is set in stone.
One way or another, Payton is clearly ready to wait as long as it takes to get a proper response from Brees.