Posts Tagged ‘Mickey Loomis’

Saints GM Mickey Loomis Says No Worries – Deal with Drew Brees will Get Done

Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis reaffirmed his commitment to signing Drew Brees to a new contract according to Loomis said he held no ill will towards Brees despite the quarterback’s recent interview in which he expressed “frustration” with the pace – or lack thereof – of negotiations. “Drew loves the Saints and we love […]

“Mickey 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 […]

Sources Say Saints GM Loomis Could Eavesdrop 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 […]

New Orleans Say They Don’t Expect to Move Up in the Draft

The Saints traded their 2012 first round pick during last year’s draft to acquire running back Mark Ingram and forfeited their 2013 second round pick as part of their punishment for their illegal “bounty” program. Along with the Raiders, the Saints have a league-low five picks in this year’s draft, with their first pick scheduled […]

LB Coach Joe Vitt Will Coach the Saints in 2012 While Sean Payton Sits Out

The Saints have announced that assistant head coach/linebackers coach Joe Vitt is going to be the teams head coach while Sean Payton sits out a season for his one-year suspension for violating the league’s anti-bounty rule. “It is important that we keep Sean Payton’s philosophy front and center during this season. Sean has been the […]

New Orleans Saints Owner Backing GM and Coach Over “Bounty Gate”

Saints owner Tom Benson isn’t backing off his support of his general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton, even as his team is accused by the NFL of maintaining a bounty program to injure opponents. ”The bond between Sean and Mickey and Mr. Benson could not be stronger,” a team the official told The […]

Saints Release Long Time Right Tackle Jon Stinchcomb

Right tackle Jon Stinchcomb has been released by the Saints according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The Saints made the move on Monday, making way for backups Zach Strief and Charles Brown to battle for the starting tight tackle job, Both Coach Sean Payton and General Manager Mickey Loomis described the move as very difficult […]