Over the course of over a decade, head coach Sean Payton has made an immeasurable mark on the Saints’ organization.
Since 2006 Sean Payton has made his mark on the New Orleans Saints. Since 2010, he has led the team to a whopping 100-60 record which ranks fourth in the entire NFL over that same span of time.
Payton also led the organization to its very first Super Bowl appearance and first Super Bowl trophy in 2009. Needless to say, Payton has been an icon in New Orleans. Here is a look at the top three biggest trades Payton has made while head coach including honorable mentions.
(2011) Payton traded away a second-round pick and a 2012 first-round pick to New England in exchange for a first-round pick in which he would draft future running back Mark Ingram.
(2014) Payton traded a first-round pick and a third-round pick to Arizona for a first-round pick where they drafted wide receiver, Brandin Cooks.
(2017) Payton traded a seventh-round and 2018 second-round pick to San Francisco. They then received a third-round pick where the drafted Alvin Kamara.