MINNEAPOLIS (CBS) -- Sean Payton felt great after his New Orleans Saints took the lead Sunday with under 30 seconds to play against the Minnesota Vikings.
The coach took a moment to celebrate, turning to Vikings' fans behind the Saints' bench to mock Minnesota's SKOL Clap.
Payton's taunt came before the Vikings made their miracle comeback to win the game.
Payton was asked about the gesture on Tuesday.
"There was just a group of fans. It was good playoff fun," he said.
Those Vikings fans got the last laugh after Stefon Diggs scored on a 61-yard touchdown as time expired for a 29-24 victory.
It wasn't the first time this season Payton made a gesture toward an opponent or fans.
Late in a fourth-quarter game against thel Atlanta Falcons in Week 14, the coach was caught making a choking sign toward running back Devonta Freeman.
A few weeks later Payton said he let his emotions "get the best of me."
Sunday's taunt was much less benign, but in both instances Payton's team ended up losing after an emotion-filled gesture.