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Saints | GM attends LSU Pro Day

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:27:45 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis was present for the Louisiana State Pro Day Wednesday, April 9.

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Saints | Franchise tag an option for Jimmy Graham

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:12:09 -0800

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the team will use the franchise tag on TE Jimmy Graham if they have to.

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Saints | No Chris Ivory trade imminent

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:57:58 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said no trade for RB Chris Ivory is imminent.

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Saints | Talking to teams about Chris Ivory

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:37:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis said he has talked to many teams about trading RB Chris Ivory, not just the New York Jets.

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Saints | Willing to trade down

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:20:51 -0700

The New Orleans Saints are willing to move down in the first round of the NFL Draft, but not too far down, according to general manager Mickey Loomis.

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Saints | Mickey Loomis signs extension

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 14:41:29 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have signed general manager Mickey Loomis to a five-year contract extension that will run through the 2017 season.

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Saints | GM confident Sean Payton will stay

Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:04:00 -0800

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis was back on the job Tuesday, Nov. 6, after serving his eight-week suspension. He said that he has "absolute" confidence that the team and head coach Sean Payton will reach a contract agreement to keep Payton in New Orleans beyond this season. Sources indicated the two sides are waiting to resume talks until they receive specific written permission from the league to do so.

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Saints | Sean Payton to attend Sunday night game

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 09:15:40 -0700

New Orleans Saints suspended head coach Sean Payton will attend the team's game against the San Diego Chargers in Week 5, but general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant coach Joe Vitt will not be present.

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Saints | Drew Brees has request granted

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:53:39 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees requested that suspended head coach Sean Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and linebackers coach Joe Vitt be allowed to attend the Week 5 game against the San Diego Chargers, as he attempts to break the NFL record with a touchdown pass in 48 consecutive games. The NFL granted permission for the suspended coaches to attend, according to a source. "Commissioner (Roger) Goodell has granted that permission. Coaches Payton and Vitt and Mickey Loomis will be permitted to watch the game in a private area of the stadium and will have no contact with the team," the NFL said Wednesday, Oct. 3, in a statement.

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Saints | Mickey Loomis expected to have role with NBA team

Sun, 20 May 2012 11:57:17 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is expected to have a significant role in the NBA's New Orleans Hornets organization in addition to his role with the Saints. Owner Tom Benson recently bought the Hornets and likely will have Loomis oversee the basketball operations.

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Saints | Drew Brees deal must be right for everyone

Sat, 19 May 2012 04:44:43 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said he isn't taking any of franchise free-agent QB Drew Brees' recent complaints about the slow pace of contract negotiations personally; however, Loomis added a new deal must benefit both sides. "I feel for him. I feel with him. He wants to be here right now. I want him to be here right now and we'll work hard to get that accomplished," Loomis said. "It's important to Drew, but it's important to our team. The magnitude of this contract is going to impact our team for a long period of time, so we've got to get it right. It's got to be right for Drew, but it's got to be right for our team as well."

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Saints | FBI, police investigating eavesdropping allegations

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 04:21:09 -0700

A joint Louisiana state police and FBI task force is investigating allegations that the New Orleans Saints set up general manager Mickey Loomis' booth in the Superdome so he could listen in on opposing coaches.

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Saints | GM accused of eavesdropping on opposing coaches

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:11:03 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is being accused of having the ability of eavesdropping on opposing coaches at the Superdome between the 2002 season and 2004 season. The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Louisiana has acknowledged they have received allegations of Loomis having a listening device in his suite.

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Saints | Bill Parcells update

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:30:38 -0700

Updating a previous item, former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said Wednesday, April 11, that he talked to suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis about the team's interim opening for 2012 but he's enjoying his life away from the sidelines and will stay retired. "I've been out quite a while now. I have another life. I'm very happy with that," Parcells said.

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Saints | Suspended personnel unable to be around team

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:47:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, head coach Sean Payton and linebackers coach Joe Vitt will not be able to contact players or coaches during their suspensions and will not be allowed to visit the team's facility either.

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Saints | Mickey Loomis, Joe Vitt have suspensions upheld

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 10:18:09 -0700

The NFL has upheld the suspensions given to New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and linebacker coach Joe Vitt for their involvement in the team's bounty program after hearing their appeal. Loomis will miss the first eight games of the season and Vitt will miss the first six games.

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Saints | Gregg Williams was issued warning from team

Thu, 05 Apr 2012 09:31:19 -0700

According to sources close to the New Orleans Saints, suspended head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis directed former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams to ensure no inappropriate conduct would occur.

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Saints | Appeals to be heard Thursday

Tue, 03 Apr 2012 15:16:45 -0700

The appeals of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, assistant coach Joe Vitt and general manager Mickey Loomis will be heard Thursday, April 5.

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Saints | Appeals to be heard this week

Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:00:58 -0700

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will hear the appeals of the New Orleans Saints' officials, including head coach Sean Payton, in the next few days. Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis want the appeals to be pushed back as much as possible, but the league wants to take care of it as quickly as possible.

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Saints | Appeal hearings for coach, GM may be pushed back

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:22:52 -0700

The NFL may have to push back the appeal hearings for New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis after originally scheduling them for Tuesday, April 3.

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Saints | GM, Coach to have appeals heard Tuesday

Sun, 01 Apr 2012 10:14:20 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and head coach Sean Payton will have their appeals heard Tuesday, April 3.

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Saints | Mickey Loomis appeals suspension

Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:08:48 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has appealed the eight-game suspension he received for his involvement in the team's bounty program.

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Saints | Sean Payton will not hire interim HC

Thu, 29 Mar 2012 05:13:30 -0700

Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells said New Orleans Saints suspended head coach Sean Payton will not be the one who hires an interim head coach for the 2012 season. Rather, it will be general manager Mickey Loomis and owner Tom Benson. "Sean is not the one doing the hiring. That's up to Mickey Loomis and (Saints owner) Tom Benson," Parcells said. "I'm just getting to know Loomis, which is one reason we played golf yesterday. I mean, we've obviously had discussions about doing this but there are still too many hypotheticals to draw a conclusion right now."

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Saints | Sean Payton to attend owners' meetings

Mon, 26 Mar 2012 04:51:29 -0700

Suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis are planning to attend this week's NFL owners meetings in Florida, according to a team source. The two men were not expected to attend with their suspensions as a result of the NFL's bounty investigation looming. Payton is suspended for a year, beginning April 1, while Loomis is banned from the team's first eight regular season games, following the team's last preseason game.

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Saints | Coach, GM expected to attend owner meetings

Sun, 25 Mar 2012 13:46:25 -0700

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis are expected to attending the NFL owners meeting this week even though both have received suspensions for their involvement in the team's bounty program.

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Saints | Mickey Loomis fined and suspended

Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:56:57 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has been suspended without pay for eight games and fined $500,000 for his involvement in the team's bounty program.

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Saints | GM, head coach apologize for bounty system

Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:25:50 -0800

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and head coach Sean Payton are taking full responsibility for the team's bounty system and both promised it "will never happen again." Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has apologized for running the system as a member of the team. Punishments for the involved parties have yet to be handed down by the league.

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Saints | Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis met with league

Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:56:16 -0800

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis met with NFL investigators Thursday, March 1, to discuss the team's bounty program. The two have been advised not to talk about the situation while the investigation is going on.

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Saints | GM says Drew Brees a great QB

Sat, 03 Mar 2012 07:49:31 -0800

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has refuted a report he doesn't believe impending free-agent QB Drew Brees is a "great" player. The size of the team's reported contract offer would seem to reflect as much. According to a league source, Brees and his agent, Tom Condon, turned down an offer that would have made Brees the highest-paid player in the NFL. Loomis said it was "ridiculous" to believe he doesn't think of Brees as a great player. Although Loomis wouldn't go into specifics about a contract, he added that the team appreciates Brees' greatness. "We're trying to pay him accordingly," Loomis said.

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Saints | Owner backing Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis

Fri, 02 Mar 2012 14:25:55 -0800

New Orleans Saints Tom Benson is backing head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis despite their alleged involvement in the bounty program.

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Saints | GM, coach at LSU Pro Day

Mon, 14 Mar 2011 09:13:43 -0700

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and head coach Sean Payton are attending the Louisiana State Pro Day Monday, March 14, reports Kevin Spain, of The New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Not talking about trading players

Thu, 23 Apr 2009 12:15:16 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the team has not had any discussions about trading a player to acquire draft picks.

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Saints | Morgan to play next season

Fri, 23 Jan 2009 09:33:10 -0800

Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints LB Dan Morgan has informed the Saints that he will return to football after a one-year retirement, according to general manager Mickey Loomis. The Saints will maintain his rights if he is reinstated, but it is not known if the team will keep him on their roster or allow him to play elsewhere.

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Saints | Bush had microfracture surgery on left knee

Tue, 06 Jan 2009 23:43:41 -0800

Mike Triplett, of The Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee) had a more serious knee injury than the team let on. General manager Mickey Loomis said Bush had microfracture surgery on his left knee after he went on season-ending Injured Reserve in December. Loomis said Bush is expected to be ready for the team's June minicamp.

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Saints | Loomis to serve on new general managers committee

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 19:24:04 -0700

The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis will serve on the new general managers committee. The new committee will provide advice on protecting and supporting the integrity of the game, expanded use of technology, player development and scouting opportunities, and ways to improve the Pro Bowl, NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Draft and preseason.

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Saints | Miami's pick will impact team's discussions

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:27:27 -0700

Brett Martel, of The Associated Press, reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Miami Dolphins OT Jake Long signing with the Dolphins will impact the discussions the Saints have with other teams.

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Saints | Team would consider trading down

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:24:02 -0700

Brett Martel, of The Associated Press, reports the New Orleans Saints would consider trading down in the draft if they received a good offer from another team. General manager Mickey Loomis said they have not received any offers.

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Saints | Moving up in draft depends on cost

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:20:44 -0700

Brett Martel, of The Associated Press, reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said moving up in the draft depends on what it costs to move up.

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Saints | Loomis has spoken to a number of teams about moving up in draft

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:18:11 -0700

Brett Martel, of The Associated Press, reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the Saints have talked to a number of teams in front of them about the possibility of moving up in the 2008 NFL Draft.

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Saints | Loomis downplays Shockey trade offer

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 15:21:41 -0700

The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis downplayed the rumor that the Saints explored a possible trade with the New York Giants for TE Jeremy Shockey.

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Saints | Team attends Louisiana State's Pro Day

Thu, 27 Mar 2008 09:31:46 -0700

Frank Tadych, of NFL.com, reports the New Orleans Saints attended Louisiana State's Pro Day Wednesday, March 26. The Saints were represented by executive vice president and general manager Mickey Loomis.

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Saints | Loomis wins award

Thu, 29 Mar 2007 13:58:45 -0700

Jimmy Smith, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis won the Executive of the Year award during the NFL owners meetings.

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