Saints head coach Sean Payton proposed to his longtime girlfriend Skylene Montgomery at a surprise private party Friday night. Payton represented the party as a celebration of the 15th wedding anniversary of Saints owner Gayle Benson to her late husband Tom Benson.

Mrs. Benson was in on the ruse. NOLA.com reports, Guests were spirited away from a celebration at the Superdome to a French quarter tavern, where Payton popped the question. Click here for photos.

[nola.com]