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Quotes of the Week

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  "Hubris is a very dangerous thing, and the pride and arrogance that apparently emanated from the head coach through the ranks is now showing to be very costly. I'm not sure the penalties would have been more severe if Sean Payton had bet on football." — WWL-TV sportscaster emeritus Jim Henderson, reacting to the news that the New Orleans Saints head coach had been suspended from the NFL for one year without pay for his role in the bounty scandal

  "Tough day. Respect NFL's decision. Support our coach & look forward to his return. We have overcome before & will overcome again. #whodat" — Mayor Mitch Landrieu, (@MayorLandrieu) reacting to Payton's punishment on Twitter

  "I continue to be an unapologetic Saints fan." — Gov. Bobby Jindal

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