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Sean Payton To Dallas (THE CITY), Isaiah Crowell The Producer, And Old King Saban: Around The Perimeter

NFL: New Orleans Saints fans are all a-flutter over the news of Sean Payton's impending move to Dallas, Texas. In case you're just joining us, Dallas is the home of the Dallas Cowboys, a team for whom Payton used to work. It's also a team with far more money than the Saints have, plus an owner who's willing to throw any number of zeroes at anything he wants.

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Also, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has been named Sporting News' Executive of the Year. Commentary on this later, but congratulations to Comrade.

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Braves: That Ferris Bueller story from yesterday, about the actual Atlanta Braves-Chicago Cubs game depicted in the film? Turns out there was more to it. SB Nation Chicago did some investigating, earning props from Wired in the process.

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SEC: Garnet And Black Attack casts each SEC program as Biblical figures, and even though the Florida Gators are clearly the workers in the field who get a full day's wage despite only showing up in 1991, it's otherwise highly accurate.

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Also, MaxPreps lists the early contribution likelihood of each of the 27 four- or five-star recruits from Georgia high schools. Georgia Tech's Jabari Hunt-Days and about half of Georgia's signees are thought to be early producers.

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Thrashers: Behind The Net thinks Atlanta Thrashers fans are overly defensive of Dustin Byfuglien and too quick to pile on Zach Bogosian.

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This has been your daily-ish circling of the Atlanta sports blogosphere and more. If you have anything that belongs here next time, holler. To ride with us again tomorrow or so, follow @SBNAtlanta on Twitter.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.