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Sean Payton back on Saints' sideline

Updated: November 14, 2011, 12:42 AM ET
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ATLANTA -- This was one game Sean Payton refused to watch from the press box, not with first place on the line, not for a game against his Saints' biggest rival.

So leaning on crutches, Payton was back on the sideline and Saints players said their coach's surprise return provided a lift.

New Orleans' defense came through with a fourth-down stop to set up a 26-yard field goal by John Kasay that gave the Saints a 26-23 overtime win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

"It ...

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