The Saints made coaching changes on Friday as the team announced they have fired five coaches. ProFootballTalk.com reports that coach (for now) Sean Payton said ‘thank you’ to those five coaches for what they brought to the team.
The Saints on Friday formally announced the firing of five assistant coaches.
The firings were first reported on Thursday by the Sporting News. The formal announcement on Friday included a statement from head coach Sean Payton on the firings.
“I would like to thank all of these coaches for the work they have done for this club,” Payton said. “Specifically, Bill [Johnson], Greg [McMahon] and Joe [Vitt] played a key role on teams that helped create a very special time in franchise history. They played an instrumental role in the development of countless players both on and off the field. I appreciate the contributions that these men have made to this team and wish them continued success.”