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NEW ORLEANS -- Sean Payton probably didn’t need a Week 11 win against the 3-7 Atlanta Falcons to cement his legacy as one of the NFL’s all-time great offensive coaches.
But let’s face it. The New Orleans Saints coach had a lot riding on his decision to start Taysom Hill over Jameis Winston at quarterback on Sunday.
It wasn’t just about this one game -- which the Saints wound up winning fairly easily, 24-9, thanks as much to their defense as their dual-threat quarterback. It was more about Payton’s unwavering faith in Hill over the course of four years now.
At every turn, Payton was...