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Quotes of the week

Super Bowl edition

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  "It's time for closure. It's time for us as a team, as a league, to take this next step forward." — Reinstated New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton last week at his first press conference since returning to lead the team, on whether the Saints ran a bounty system.

  "We're still the top destination for this game. We're not getting in Towne Cars and driving 45 minutes to some venue. You're right down the street from the finest hotels, the finest restaurants. ... That would be my answer to anyone, especially the commissioner." Sean Payton, at the same press conference, on how the city (and Saints fans) should treat NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the man who handed down Payton's one-year suspension.

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