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Payton set to make most for coach

Updated: December 29, 2012, 6:36 PM ET
By Ed Werder | ESPN

Sean Payton's five-year contract extension with the New Orleans Saints is expected to pay him more than $8 million annually, which should establish him as the NFL's highest paid coach, a league source said.

Payton and Saints owner Tom Benson only have agreed in principle to the extension. The contract has yet to be approved by the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell, who refused to validate a 2011 agreement between the team and Payton because of a clause that permitted Payton to ...

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