PHOTO: See Lombardi trophy, cash that Sean Payton used in locker room pep talk
NEW ORLEANS – Saints fans needed not be prouder Wednesday after a secret locker room pep talk went viral.
But, this wasn't your usual coach to player encouragement.
New Orleans attorney Jon DeTrinis tweeted coach Sean Payton walked the Lombardi trophy and a quarter-of-a-million dollars cash through the locker room and told the players to essentially win the Super Bowl and get it all.
Players get a $225,000 bonus for the Super Bowl.
From sources:— Jon DeTrinis (@JonDeTrinis) January 9, 2019
Yesterday, 4 armed guards entered the @saints locker room, with Coach @SeanPayton wheeling the Lombardi trophy on top of $225k in cash.
Coach then said: “Y’all want this???”
“Win 3 F’n games.”
The locker room erupted. $225k is each player’s SB bonus. #WHODAT
Several Saints players, including star quarterback Drew Brees, confirmed the reports on Payton's unique motivation tactics.
Drew Brees on Sean Payton rolling money and the Lombardi Trophy into the locker room.. pic.twitter.com/UDYRUCVNeM— Doug Mouton (@DMoutonWWL) January 9, 2019
On Sunday, Ian Rapoport with NFL Network posted a picture of the Lombardi trophy and cash that Payton had reportedly used earlier in the week.
You heard the story from @JonDeTrinis of #Saints coach Sean Payton coming into his locker room with armed guards, cash and a Super Bowl trophy as motivation? For the first time, here is what it looked like: pic.twitter.com/DVij0t77z9— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 13, 2019
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