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Sean Payton’s return to the bayou elevates this otherwise average Thursday Night Football affair to an anticipated midweek offering. In his 15 seasons as New Orleans’ head coach, Payton, along with Drew Brees, brought the city back from its lowest moment and turned the franchise into perennial contenders. Now Denver’s head coach, Payton will be treated like a returning hero by a Saints fan base that is skeptical of his successor, Dennis Allen, whose team has missed the playoffs in each of his first two seasons at the helm. Payton has questions of his own to answer with his ’24 Broncos, like whether he can work the same magic with Bo Nix, the sixth QB taken in this year’s draft, as he did with Brees and return another organization back to the postseason after an extended absence.

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