Sean Payton will return to the NFL as head coach with the Denver Broncos after being an analyst at FOX Sports in the United States after his time with the New Orleans Saints.
The two aforementioned franchises reached an agreement that includes a first-round pick in the 2023 draft.
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Agreement between Denver Broncos and New Orleans Saints
NFL Network’s Ian Rapopport and Tom Pelissero confirmed that the Broncos and Saints have finalized a deal for Sean Payton can negotiate your terms to become your new head coach.
The franchise of New Orleans will receive a first-round pick and a second-round pick, while the Denver he will get one of the third and thus compensate the contract that Sean Payton had.
Broncos interest in Sean Payton since early January
Sean Payton confirmed during a television show that the owners of the Broncos they had communicated with him and his ex-team Saints to be able to interview him.
The head coach had a contract through 2025 with the New Orleans franchise, so Denver would have to pay with picks to make up for them.
Although they still need to reach an agreement, it is rumored that Sean Payton would earn between 20 and 25 million dollars a year.
Broncos was also very interested in Jim HarbaughMichigan State head coach in college football and DeMeco Ryansdefensive coordinator for San Francisco 49ers.
However, the first told them that he planned to continue in his position, while the second would take over as head coach of the Houston Texans.
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