Green with envy? Saints lose bet, can't wear black home jerseys when hosting Eagles (1 Viewer)



Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer


METAIRIE, La. -- The Philadelphia Eagles will be wearing their green home jerseys when they visit the Superdome in November -- thanks to a golf wager between coach Doug Pederson and New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.

Apparently the Super Bowl-winning coach kept his hot streak going when he was paired with Payton in the annual coaches' golf outing at the NFL meetings in March. As they started playing together, Pederson said, "those competitive juices start flowing" and they came up with a few unique bets.

The first was the jersey wager to determine which team would wear their traditional home colors during the Week 11 game in New Orleans. It ended after an intense three-hole carryover.

"There's a good chance it involved me being in the water," recalled Payton, who also lost a bet that required him to send a sampling of New Orleans food to the Eagles' coaching staff. ...

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