Sean Payton will get a dig in on the Falcons’ expense forward of AFC title sport

The NFL was tripping over itself to market the potential of a neutral-site AFC championship sport, however that received’t be occurring with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals advancing to the convention title sport. If the Buffalo Payments hadn’t gotten stomped by a number of scores in entrance of a house crowd, they might have squared off with the Chiefs on the Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Information of the scheduling replace broke on the FOX Sports activities NFL Sunday pregame present, which prompted former New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton to bow in from virtually out of body, chuckling “Atlanta misses the playoffs?”

Payton embraced the Saints-Falcons rivalry like few coaches earlier than him, delighting in operating up the rating to assist his gamers set new information and earn profitable contract bonuses. He loved riffing on opposing gamers and followers, and once recorded an iconic commercial on the Falcons’ expense. It’s one thing that’s missed with out him main the operation in New Orleans, however as we noticed on Sunday, previous habits — and grudges — die arduous.


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