Mickey Loomis Denies Eavesdropping Allegations

Tuesday April 24th, 2012

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has emailed a statement to FOX’s Jay Glazer responding to the ESPN report that he set up an illegal eavesdropping device that allowed him to listen to opposing coaches during the 2002-04 seasons.

"This report on ESPN is absolutely false,” Loomis said. “I have a monitor in front of me in my booth that provides the league issued stats for the game. I have a small tv with the network broadcast and I have an earpiece to listen to the WWL-AM radio (flagship broadcaster) game broadcast.

To think I am sitting in there listening and actually and or doing something with the offensive and defensive play calls of the opposing teams makes this story and the unnamed sources that provided the false information that much more less credible…it just didn’t happen."

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