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MICKEY LOOMIS RUMORS

Are the New Orleans Saints in for a camp battle at tackle this season?

The move by New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis to draft offensive tackle Andrus Peat did exactly what he and head coach Sean Payton hoped it would do – create competition on the offensive line. While Saints made many moves in the offseason to make improvements on both sides of the ball, the offensive line was still in need of depth and better play – especially with...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints hit a home run with first three picks on third day of Draft

The New Orleans Saints went 3 for 3 in their first three selections on the last day of the NFL Draft. Looking to get better on the defensive front, in the middle at linebacker and the secondary, general manager Mickey Loomis may have found three players who can impact the team in their first seasons in the NFL. Davis Tuell of Chattanooga, Tyeler Davidson of Fresno State and Damien...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Could New Orleans Saints Select Bryce Petty?

Even with nine-time Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champion and future Hall of Famer Drew Brees under center, the New Orleans Saints could be looking to find a quarterback in this year’s draft, specifically Baylor’s Bryce Petty. Per a report by NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling, GM Mickey Loomis is “not afraid” to select a QB. “I think you’re always looking to get a young quarterback...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM: We're not trading Drew Brees

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 receiver Kenny Stills. However, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis shot down rumors that Drew Brees is on the trade block following these flurry...
Via Sportsnaut
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints GM Mickey Loomis explains Jimmy Graham trade

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....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Game: Who Dat Nation blames Mickey Loomis for poor start

It’s been a rough first quarter of the 2014 season for the New Orleans Saints, and some of the loyal Who Dat Nation are beginning to point fingers: @SaintsTailgate Mickey Loomis is to blame for letting go of solid Saints players 2 free agency. This is on his shoulders on why suck on D. — Busted Flip Flops (@GrillinChillin9) September 29, 2014 Loomis is an easy target, and when...
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September 28, 2014  |  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...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Inside the Saints draft strategy with GM Mickey Loomis

As is customary, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is holding most of his Draft Day cards close to the vest, but he is admitting the Black and Gold is mulling over the possibility of acquiring an heir apparent for Drew Brees. New Orleans' offense, with Brees at the helm, has long been the Saints' strength. It's now quite the veteran group, shall we say, but Loomis contends that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 07, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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