NEW ORLEANS—ESPN is reporting that the suspended Sean Payton has approached his mentor Bill Parcells about coaching the Saints this season.
While Payton has spoken to Parcells, it hasn't been directly about taking over the head coaching role with the Saints.
Cowboys, was a mentor to Payton.
He worked for Parcells as his assistant head coach for two seasons in Dallas before taking the head coaching job with New Orleans.
Parcells was the head coach of the Giants, Patriots and Jets as well.
He won two Super Bowls with the Giants and has a career record of 172-130-1 in 19 seasons.