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SN BlogCast ep.2 – We are Loomis!

  For this episode, Brian came up with the following scenario: We are both Mickey Loomis, and can each pick 3 free agents to sign. The rules: use the current team as a basis, do not worry about losing/resigning key players, be realistic in your approach (ie don’t add Josh Norman when it’s obvious Carolina will tag/re-sign) and know that grabbing a high paid stud adversely has...
Via The Saints Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickey Loomis says his GM role with Saints won't change

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said he will retain all of his usual duties with the football team in 2016 and that Drew Brees will be back next season whether the star quarterback's contract changes or not. Loomis, who held an informal gathering with reporters on Thursday, says there's a misperception that his oversight role with the New Orleans...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM: Team never considered trading Sean Payton

    New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said that the team never even considered trading coach Sean Payton. “Here’s what I can tell you: I never had a discussion with another team. No one called me and I never called anyone else,” Loomis said Thursday, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Evan Woodbery, adding that he had “not really” considered what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints GM Mickey Loomis hasn't wavered on his dynamic duo

For those fans of the New Orleans Saints who were a bit concerned about the duo of Sean Payton and Drew Brees breaking up, it seems that you likely have nothing to worry about.When the team's general manager Mickey Loomis recently spoke to the media, two of the hot-button topics that came up were obviously about the situation with Payton, as well as Brees' contract. He addressed...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints expected to let Sean Payton explore options

Continuing a narrative that has been ongoing for quite some time now, the New Orleans Saints are expected to let head coach Sean Payton test the waters for other potential job offers. Payton and owner Mickey Loomis are expected to meet up on Monday following the team’s final game of the season on Sunday to discuss the future, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, via Mike Triplett...
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 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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