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Release of recent news was no accident; hidden motives at play with both teams

Originally Published: November 9, 2012
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Drew Brees said he isn't worried. New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, back after serving an eight-game suspension, said he isn't worried either. Head coach Sean Payton doesn't have a contract beyond this season because the NFL voided the extension he signed more than a year ago.

Big deal? Absolutely.

And here's why: In the National Football League, news like that of Payton's unsettled contract doesn't trickle out unless someone wants it out. There has to be a reason. ...

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