In Loomis We Trust

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  1. Cajun Sensation

    Cajun Sensation I'm kind of a big deal Staff Member

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    Is Mickey Loomis not the most underrated GM in the NFL?

    I mean, really. The dude is a fuckin wizard.

    He gets props from the REAL fans, but he is really the reason why the Saints are the Saints.

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    I got mad respect for Loomis, brah.
     
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  2. mctiger

    mctiger Kenny HIlliard, Beast Staff Member

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  3. MLUTiger

    MLUTiger Secular Humanist

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    I recall when he was dismissed as a "bean counter". He definitely has a knack for making things fit under the cap. I hope he can work similar miracles for the Pels.
     
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    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

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    Dude is incredible. Gets the most coveted free agent in for a visit and doesn't let him leave town. And he doesn't overpay.
     
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    MLUTiger Secular Humanist

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    Agreed. It was a pretty steep price. Today many will consider it to be overpaid, much like Brees' contract in 2005. I think time will show it to be a bargain.
     
  6. mctiger

    mctiger Kenny HIlliard, Beast Staff Member

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    Sproles to the Eagles for a 5th round pick. Fifth round? Anyone else think this is a bit low?

    Add: Granted, the way this organization gets value out of mid-round picks, a 5th rounder for the Saints is a lot better than it would be for many teams.
     
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  7. P&G_wheelz007

    P&G_wheelz007 Football anyone?

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    At first, I thought a 5th Round pick was a little low for Sproles, but then I thought 2 things: #1 - RBs have been so devalued the last couple of years with the way teams utilize 2 or 3, and #2 we were going to release him which wouldn't have gotten us anything in return.

    So props to Loomis for getting us an additional draft pick.
     
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    fanatic Buckle your seatbelts...

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    How nasty is Philly's backfield going to be with Shady McCoy and Sproles?
     
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    shane0911 Veteran Member Staff Member

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    A 5th round pick for Sproles? Think he got took to the woodshed on that one.
     
  10. Cajun Sensation

    Cajun Sensation I'm kind of a big deal Staff Member

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    Dude, you aren't paying attention. The Saints were going to waive Sproles and get NOTHING for him. Instead, in the 12th hour, they dealt him, unloaded his contract AND got a free 5th round pick out of the deal.

    Loomis doesn't get "taken to the woodshed". Loomis takes others to the woodshed.
     

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