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What they're saying nationally about the Saints trading Sean Payton to Denver

The former Saints coach is heading back to the NFL, but will be coaching the Denver Broncos this time around.

NEW ORLEANS — Former Saints head coach Sean Payton will be the new head coach of the Denver Broncos.

The Super Bowl-winning coach is being traded to Denver for a 2023 first-round pick and other future assets, according to New Orleans Football's Nick Underhill.

Here's what those in the national NFL media are saying about the trade.

Sources: Broncos reach deal with Saints for Sean Payton: Jeff Legwold, ESPN.

Broncos agree to deal with Saints to hire Sean Payton as head coach: Jeremy Bergman, NFL.com.

AP source: Broncos get Payton as coach in deal with Saints: Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press.

Sean Payton to become Broncos' next head coach after Saints, Denver reportedly finalize trade compensation: Josh Edwards, CBS Sports.

Sources: Saints, Broncos agree to trade to make Sean Payton Denver's head coach: Frank Schwab, Yahoo Sports.

Saints to receive 2023 first-round pick, 2024 second-round pick in Sean Payton deal: Myles Simmons, ProFootballTalk.

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