Fans React to Broncos New HC Sean Payton’s “Savage” Response on Coaching Criticism

Published 02/23/2023, 10:15 AM EST

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Denver Broncos‘ newly appointed head coach Sean Payton didn’t stay mum after recent criticism of his operational methods. A Mile High Sports radio host and reporter went after Payton’s lackluster handling of the new job at hand. And Payton wasn’t just going to sit by and listen.

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Co-host of the Morning Drive on Mile High Sports, Eric Goodman, thinks Sean Payton is taking too long to gather his coaching ensemble. However, it looks as though Goodman hadn’t researched enough, owing to Payton’s secretive methods. And that gave the former Saints HC the perfect reply opportunity.

Sean Payton clapped back with the savage reply

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After the dismal 5-12 record in Russell Wilson‘s first season in the Orange Crush, the Broncos reeled in former New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton in exchange for future picks. Payton has now changed the way things operate and limited media exposure counts high on that list.

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The story broke about Sean Payton becoming the Broncos’ head coach 24 days ago. Right now, he has 6 coaches on his staff, including himself & has 12 more to fill, including everyone on defense. Please don’t sell me a pile of garbage he’s taking his time. This is embarrassing,” Goodman tweeted. However, Sean was waiting right around the corner, with the perfect surprise. 

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16 with 5 to go. We’ll fill you in when we’re ready,” the former Super Bowl-winning coach wrote back.

Fans unequivocally reinforced their coach’s play-calling in this particular scenario. Some even put in their own resumes for the remaining roles. However, Sean Payton has a few ideas of his own on personnel.

Who all are going to fill the remaining positions?

Based on Payton’s offensive expertise, the majority of the sixteen coaches hired are assumed to have filled the offensive duties. And with the Broncos keeping a lid on their hiring activities, some pretty big names have flown in and out of Dove Valley in the last few days and weeks. Most likely to fill the defensive coordinator role. And fans gave their own suggestions.

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Sean has already had interviews with Rex Ryan, Vance Joseph, and Matt Patricia for the defensive coordinator roles this week. And Goodman can expect the remaining five posts to fill up shortly.

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Payton has already disbanded former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s private coaching staff. And things will just work the Payton way this season for the Mile High Broncos Country.

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Soumyapriyo Ganguly

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Soumyapriyo Ganguly is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a degree in Economics and Statistics from the Indian School of Business and Finance. Rivu is a sports nerd with his favorites being Soccer, American Football, Basketball, UFC, and Formula 1.
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