New Orleans Saints Head Football Coach Sean Payton notified the team that he is retiring from the team.
The news comes a day after the long-time Saints coach told FOX Sports reporter Jay Glazer that he was considering retirement.
NFL reporter Ian Rapoport broke the news on Twitter:
Sources: Sean Payton has informed the #Saints that he’s stepping away.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 25, 2022
Payton brought the franchise its first and only Super Bowl victory in 2010.
The future for Payton remains unknown. There is speculation that he may coach another team, join a television broadcast, or just ride off into the sunset.
Regardless, Sean Payton will not be coaching the Saints for the 2022 season.