Saints, Sean Payton can discuss deal
The New Orleans Saints have been given written permission by the NFL to negotiate a contract extension with suspended coach Sean Payton.
"The league office has communicated fully on this matter with the Saints and we are confident that it will be resolved in an appropriate and timely fashion," NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said.
The development was earlier reported by Fox Sports.
The contract extension agreed upon by Payton and the Saints ...
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