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Broncos trading for Sean Payton — who will be tasked with ending losing streak vs. Chiefs

The Denver Broncos have identified their next head coach: it’s Sean Payton, who they have acquired via trade with the New Orleans Saints. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Broncos had to part with some serious draft capital to disentangle Payton from New Orleans. The Saints had rights to Payton through the 2024 season.

Compensation: Denver’s 2023 first-round pick and next year’s second-round pick for Sean Payton and the Saints’ 2024 third.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 31, 2023

Denver will send a 2023 first-round draft pick (No.