Sean Payton brought ‘winning tradition’ to New Orleans Saints

There was a time in New Orleans Saints history when today was unimaginable, when viewing the franchise through the rosiest-colored glasses couldn’t have produced this kind of look, when the football-given right of Who Dats to allow hope to soar necessarily had to be tempered because the franchise routinely was propeller-less, wingless and engineless — often during the same season.

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