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Saints GM Mickey Loomis Season Was ‘Jerked Out from Under Us’

Saints GM Mickey Loomis feels like his team squandered a chance to get to the Super Bowl, Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. “What’s hard about the end of the season, any season, is that it’s so hard to get to a point where, man, you’ve got a real chance to get to […]

Loomis Says Brees Will Be Back Under Center for the Saints in 2016

Saints general manager Mickey Loomis promised Thursday that Drew Brees would remain the team’s quarterback, but he didn’t reveal any details of expected offseason contract negotiations, Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Brees is under contract for 2016, but his $30 million hit against the salary cap could be reduced if the contract […]

TE Graham Not Happy About Saints Desire To Use Franchise Tag On Him

Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Tuesday that the team will use the franchise tag on tight end Jimmy Graham if a long-term deal can’t be reached. Graham wasn’t too excited about the idea, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times Picayune reports. “That’s real unfortunate,” Graham told while in Hawaii for the Pro […]

Ivory On Trade Block, But No Deal Ready To Happen

Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said running back Chris Ivory is on the trade block, but said no deal is imminent. The Jets have reportedly offered a fifth-round running back for Ivory and we’re sure Loomis is looking for a better deal. It is very likely that Ivory will be trading during the draft.

Louisiana Legislature Wants NFL to Look Again at Saints Penalties

The Legislature wants the NFL reconsider the sanctions it imposed on the Saints, its coaches and players in the wake of the bounty scandal according to Ed Anderson of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. On a 28-1 vote, the Senate passed House Concurrent Resolution 50 by Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Jefferson. The resolution passed the House without […]

“Loomis” Source Fired By Saints Back in 2007 has an interesting piece on the latest saga surrounding the Saints, and it involves GM Mickey Loomis, and an electrical worker that reportedly had something to do with wiring the box to listen to the visiting coaches. Multiple sources, including those close to the Saints and the Superdome, tell FOX 8 News a former […]

Reports Say Saints GM Eavesdroped on Opposing Coaches During Games

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Louisiana was told Friday that Saints general manager Mickey Loomis had an electronic device in his Superdome suite that had been secretly re-wired to enable him to eavesdrop on visiting coaching staffs for nearly three NFL seasons, ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” has learned. Sources familiar with […]

Payton Suspended a Year, Loomis 8 Games for Bounty Program

The Saints punishment was handed down by the league today, and it’s one that comes with a heavy price. The NFL has suspended coach Sean Payton for a full year, general manager Mickey Loomis was also hit with an 8-game suspension, and former defensive coordiantor Gregg Williams, now with the Rams, has been suspended indefinitely. […]