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Worth the read.

https://www.commdiginews.com/sports/sean-payton-and-drew-brees-saints-marching-to-the-playoffs-76103/

Sean Payton is the longest tenured coach in the NFC South, and is the catalyst for developing a culture of winning and excellence within the Saints’ organization...

The Saints have qualified for the postseason in five of the nine years that Sean Payton has been Head Coach. His regular season (W-L) record with the Saints is 94-65 (59.1%); his record in the postseason is slightly higher: 6-4 (60%).
Statistics, after Week 17 of the 2016 NFL season:

In single season passing yardage, Brees owns seven of the top 20 totals of all time. Brees has surpassed 5000 yards passing (season) five times; four other QB’s have done this once. Brees holds the NFL record, 54 games, for consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass.

Brees has passed for 400+ yards in a game 15 times in his career.
Brees is tied for the NFL record for most TD passes in a game (7).
Brees has passed for 300+ yards in a game 112 times in his career.
Brees is third in all-time TD passes (465), behind Manning and Favre.
Brees is third in all-time pass completions (5,836), behind Manning and Favre.
Brees is third an all-time passing yardage (66,111), behind Manning and Favre
In single-season TD passes, Brees owns three of the top 20 of all time.
In single-season passer rating, Brees owns two of the top 20 of all time.
In single-season completions, Brees owns nine of the top 20 totals of all time.
In single-season passing yards per game, Brees owns seven of the top 20 of all time.
In single-season pass completion percentage, Brees owns four of the top 20 of all time.

Distinguished awards (Drew Brees):

Walter Payton Man of the Year (2006)
Miller Lite NFL Player of the Year (2006)
NFL Alumni Quarterback of the Year (2006, 2009)
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award (2006 joint winner)
PFWA George S. Halas Courage Award (2007)
NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2008, 2011)
Bert Bell Award (2009)
Super Bowl XLIV MVP (2009)
PFWA Good Guy Award (2010)
ESPY Award Best NFL Player (2010)
ESPY Award Best Male Athlete (2010)
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2010)
Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year (2010)
ESPY Award Best Championship Performance (2010)
Bart Starr Man of the Year (2011)
Athletes in Action/Bart Starr Award (2011)
Byron “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year Award (2011)
ESPY Award Best Record-Breaking Performance (2012)
Texas Sports Hall of Fame (inducted 2013)
Despite recent setbacks (personnel issues, salary cap limitations, and key injuries), the Saints appear to be at the cusp of another run of excellence. Do not be surprised when the Saints come marching into the playoffs in 2017, and the next several years.
 
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Today's firings puts more life into this thread, doesn't it?
 

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Yes it does. <br><br>I expect 2017 to be the year when we return to the playoffs. Drew will resign on a pay-as-you-go contract till he is healthy. We can win multiple superbowls. We just need decent ST coach, and a decent LB coach. Jim Tomsula for D-Line? Or will Brain Young be promoted there?
 

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Since realignment in 2002, with four divisions in each conference (AFC & NFC), only five franchises have reached the above-mentioned standard of excellence: Broncos, Colts, Eagles, Patriots and Saints. Of the two NFC teams (Eagles, Saints), the Saints were the only one to win a Super Bowl (XLIV, Feb 2010).
Today's firings puts more life into this thread, doesn't it?
Yes, it certainly does!

Wade Phillips + Bobby April :evilgrin:

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And he should have at least 1 MVP Award. In 2009 He should have shared it with Manning. MVP is the only award he is missing. If some of the big number seasons were on a winning team he would have them.
 
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The firing of the five coaches yesterday told me two things.

1) Payton is here for the long haul
2) Payton is serious about getting back into the Superbowl

I'm stoked for 2017.
 

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And he should have at least 1 MVP Award. In 2009 He should have shared it with Manning. MVP is the only award he is missing. If some of the big number seasons were on a winning team he would have them.
Some of the big number seasons WERE on a winning team. In 2011 he won 13 games and set NFL records for passing yards, passing TDs, AND completion percentage. Probably the best season any QB ever had when you combine winning and breaking stat records. We also made the playoffs in 13 with another 5,000 yard season, so he has combined winning with stats, but it never seems to be good enough. <!-- / message -->
 

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And he should have at least 1 MVP Award. In 2009 He should have shared it with Manning. MVP is the only award he is missing. If some of the big number seasons were on a winning team he would have them.
He only won that one because he didn't take a single snap during the preseason because of some injury. Had he posted the exact stats but without that injury I'd hope Brees would have won. He clearly was the better quarterback that year.
 

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From the article: Since realignment in 2002 (to the 4 team with 4 divisions), the Saints are the only NFC team to win a Super Bowl while also having a 3-year stretch winning percentage above 75%.

WhoDat!

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