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Sean Payton Is Comfortable With His Decision to Step Away From Football

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Following yesterday’s press conference, former New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton joined The Dan Patrick Show. Sean discussed stepping away from the game of football, and the factors that led into making the decision. Plus, Sean expresses his desire to get into broadcasting, and receives valuable advice from Dan on making the jump from the sideline, to the studio or booth.

Sean Payton: “I think I made the decision during the latter part of the season. It wasn’t one game or a specific moment, but it just felt like it was time... I would really love to get into the television broadcasting side of the game, and fortunately since the day of the press conference, I’ve already received several calls. Every once in a while, I think it’s okay to step outside and be a little uncomfortable, and I think that had a lot to do with the decision. I have no idea if I’d like to go the studio, or commentating route, but I’d honestly love an expert to advise me on what route I should take.”