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WATCH: Mickey Loomis explains why Saints have seldom drafted LSU players

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Report: Rams expected to ask for permission to talk with Sean Payton

The Los Angeles Rams are expected to ask for permission to talk with Sean Payton, according to a report.’s Larry Holder says Payton met with Saints GM Mickey Loomis after the Saints lost to the Falcons Sunday to end their season. The two talked about the head coach’s future. Holder reports that the Rams are expected to ask for permission this week to talk with Payton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Saints GM: Drew Brees’ contract situation is not a ‘distraction’

With the start of the NFL regular season quickly approaching, it is looking more like the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees may not come to terms on a new contract. However, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis doesn’t believe that the unsettled situation with Brees should interrupt the flow during training camp. “We haven’t made any progress. I don’t see...
Via Sportsnaut
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Saints GM slams Ian Rapoport: ‘Another miss by that reporter’

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis isn’t fond of NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport. The two have a history, and Rapoport recently came out with a report that must have touched a nerve. Rapoport had a scoop on Tuesday in which he said the Saints had looked into the cost of moving up to No. 1 overall. He also said the Saints were still considering moving up into the...
Via Sportsnaut
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

SN BlogCast ep.8 Is Loomis Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Once again, Saints GM Mickey Loomis is drawing praise … and criticism for his seemingly brilliant/short-sighted ability to fit in free agents when it seems the Saints don’t have two dimes to rub together. Shorty after grabbing a couple of nice depth additions in free agency, Loomis then miraculously added Nick Fairley to the crew, even though it appeared the cash strapped Saints...
Via The Saints Nation
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Saints GM: We're not trading Drew Brees

By Vincent Frank After sending Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham packing in a trade, there was some speculation that the New Orleans Saints might be prepared to blow things up. That increased when the team also traded Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs and young wide receiver Kenny Stills. However, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis on Monday shot down rumors that Drew Brees is on the...
Via Sportsnaut
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints GM Mickey Loomis explains Jimmy Graham trade

By Larry Brown The New Orleans Saints trading Jimmy Graham on Tuesday was probably the biggest surprise of the day, and it had most people wondering the same thing: Why would they get rid of one of the best tight ends in football? Saints GM Mickey Loomis was on Sirius XM NFL Radio and explained the team’s thinking. “At the end of the day, it comes down to this: We’ve had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Snubbed? New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Saints
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: why drafting an offensive tackle is biggest need

After the Super Bowl, football fans wait for the first sign of the new season- free agency and the NFL draft. The first round of the NFL Draft is May 8th, with big names such as Johnny “Football” Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney. With these two players out of the Saints’ reach, Who Dats are wondering who the new addition to the roster will be. General Manager Mickey Loomis has...
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Why the New Orleans Saints should trade down in the first round

The NFL Draft is four weeks away and there is a lot of speculation about who will be the first pick, where certain players will go, and what moves teams will make. There is always a negative connotation when talking about an NFL team trading down. Of course, the better players are available in the first and second rounds.   However, teams have found many bargains and surprises...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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