Coaches are the talk of the town – and the league – as the 2013 NFL regular season begins to wind down. There is a lot of discussion as to who will be back next season, who won’t be back, and what kind of decisions are being made as a possible playoff run waits in the wings.
Suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has agreed in principle to a multiyear contract extension, according to two people familiar with the deal.
The Senate wants to grill the NFL about bounties. And the NBA, NHL, NCAA and Major League Baseball are invited, too.
Meting out unprecedented punishment for a crush-for-cash bounty system that targeted key opposing players, the NFL suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton without pay for next season and indefinitely banned the team’s former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams.