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Twitter reacts to Sean Payton stepping down

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton announced his retirement on Jan. 25, 2022.
Published: Jan. 25, 2022 at 3:04 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2022 at 6:32 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - Sean Payton is stepping away as the New Orleans Saints head coach.

The announcement came on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton announced his retirement on Jan. 25, 2022.
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton announced his retirement on Jan. 25, 2022.

Former and current Saints players took to Twitter to share their reactions.

Tisha Powell, Elizabeth Vowell, and Jacques Doucet recap the first part of Sean Payton's retirement announcement.

Thomas Morstead, a former kicker for the Saints took to Twitter to share his reaction.

Cameron Jordan wasted no time tweeting out.

Safety for the Saints Ceedy Duce tweeted out.

Linebacker Kwon Alexander also tweeted out:

The New Orleans Saints tweeted out:

Marques Colston tweeted out.

Michael Thomas tweeted out:

Sean Payton has been the head coach of the Saints since 2006.

During the 2009 season, Payton led the Saints to the Super Bowl with a victory of 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts.

Saints fans also wasted no time thanking Payton on Twitter:

One Twitter user said, “Sean Payton was here 15 years, Lmfaoo that’s more than half my life.”

Twitter user Traci Nicole Smith, PhD said, " @SeanPayton Thanks for the memories and Super Bowl ring. Best of luck. We will miss you.”

Heather Gore tweeted out.

Even U.S. Senator Billa Cassidy, M.D. tweeted out something about Payton.

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