Payton, the suspended Saints head coach whose future in New Orleans was in doubt because of questions about his contract, has agreed to a new multi-year contract extension, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports.
The NFL suspended Payton for the entire 2012 season after the league’s investigation into the Saints’ bounty program. During his suspension, word emerged that Payton’s contract had been voided by the league. There was widespread speculation that he could leave to coach elsewhere, but now that won’t be happening.
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