Mickey Loomis Quotes

Mickey Loomis


“I think Jim performed really well under some adverse conditions, unprecedented conditions. But unfortunately we haven't had the results the past five seasons that you come to expect in this league. It wasn't based just on this season.”

Mickey Loomis


“I believe we've hired a head coach that has what it takes to bring a championship to this city.”

Mickey Loomis


“And that's only assuming that we are going to take a quarterback. Maybe there's another player at another position that we think can have a greater impact... . Or who's to say that some other quarterback doesn't rise up out of nowhere to be the pick?”

Mickey Loomis


“I knew what his desires were, but we didn't get to that point. We talked about four or five different scenarios.”

Mickey Loomis


“We've had firsthand reports that it's a mess.”

Mickey Loomis


“Sean was the best fit for us. I thought we had a good connection and I liked his strengths as an assistant coach.”

Mickey Loomis


“As John Fox told me, personally, Sean Payton has the 'it' factor. And I believe him.”

Mickey Loomis


“It's looking that way. You'd like to leave it open-ended, and continue to look at the alternatives, but we're dealing with people's lives here. Families have decisions to make and you can't delay that forever. And it's obvious we can't go back to New Orleans [to practice].”

Mickey Loomis


“As we go forward, there is a mental and physical exhaustion factor that comes into play,”

Mickey Loomis


“Our facility has been commandeered, which is fine, it's a good spot for them. We'll bring back what we can.”

Mickey Loomis


“Now, maybe we just have a little different sense of purpose, which is good.”

Mickey Loomis


“I wouldn't say it's overwhelming. They understand they have a job to do. They know their families are safe. Once you know your family is safe, you go back to your business. What's overwhelming is what's going on in New Orleans, Mississippi and the entire Gulf Coast.”

Mickey Loomis