Found March 03, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis took issue with a Yahoo! Sports report that he believed quarterback Drew Brees was "very good" - but not great. Loomis told the New Orleans Times-Picayune that Brees is very much respected and that the team is working to sign him to a long-term contract prior to Monday's deadline. "I have always thought of Drew as a great player," Loomis told the newspaper. "Even when his shoulder was damaged (in 2006) I thought he was a great player. That’s why we wanted him, and it’s ridiculous for anyone to think otherwise." Citing three league sources, Yahoo! Sports reported that Loomis referred to Brees as a "very good" quarterback instead of a great one when his colleagues quizzed him on the protracted contract talks. Brees signed a six-year, $60 million contract with the Saints in 2006 and has turned a once-moribund franchise around. New Orleans has reached the playoffs in four of Brees' six ...
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