The NBA has shown us so far that sports in a bubble can work. Major League Baseball has shown us that sports outside a bubble does not go so smoothly.
So Saints coach Sean Payton is trying to create as limited an experience for his team as possible.
According to Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America, the Saints are renting four floors of the Loews Hotel in the French Quarter to house most of the team’s Tier One and Tier Two employees until the start of the regular season.
“It’s not a bubble,” Payton said. “It’s a sequester. The message from the league is, ‘The show must go...