New Orleans Saints
Annual Salary: $8 million
Career Record: 62-34 (64.6%)
Payton usurped the Patriots' Bill Belichick as the highest-paid coach in American sports when he signed a five-year deal that pays an estimated $8 million annually. The contract offer came after Payton, who led the Saints to their first ever championship in 2010, was suspended for the 2012 season for his purported involvement in the Saints' bounty scandal.
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