Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Payton explains how 'commute' will work
By Pat Yasinskas
We’ve talked plenty already about New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton’s decision to move his family to Dallas and “commute’’ to New Orleans.
It seems like a lot of people are confused by the logistics of how that will work and some are assuming Payton will be flying back and forth between the two cities each day. That simply isn’t the case and Payton explained how things will work in this radio interview with WWL’s Bobby Hebert and Deke Bellavia.
“It’s hard to draw an analogy to commuting cause really it’s not a thing where you commute daily day-to-day,’’ Payton said. “It’s something where your family comes in on the weekends when you’re playing games. I’ll get back to Dallas on weekends in the offseason. You know we have our time as a family in the summer down at the beach. You know I really look at it as, as far as the time management thing, something that will be easy for me to handle. You know I’ll have more time in the office from the standpoint of in-season I won’t be trying to get back-and-fourth certainly on a day-to-day basis. It’s something I’ve looked at closely. We’ve looked at closely as a family.’’