Fleur-de-Links: January 9, 2013

Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Your daily collection of New Orleans Saints news and opinion. TODAY'S HEADLINE: Saints GM Mickey Loomis does media Q & A. Calls 2012 season "beyond disappointing."

Tweets

Wow ... Not a good look. RT : A player took video of FedEx Field's "grass" BEFORE Sunday's game.

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these hands for rent, if u need me bro!

: Mickey Loomis: Saints don't need to retool everything

MT": If Fuji retires, Vitt shd welcome him back as team's future LB coach."- I think my girls' soccer squad will take priority! Lol

RT ": Here is why DC Mike Zimmer is my favorite in the clubhouse for head coach."

2012 Photos: Devery Henderson

Congrats to Lafayette native Parker Gwyn who will represent the Saints at the Punt, Pass and Kick Finals:

. You can't spit out a wad of Skoal in Cooperstown without messing up the wing tips of bout 10 HOFers who "cheated."

Retweet if you're goin to the Hornets game tonight...abt to be 3in a row!

That's gonna be the most boring ceremony ever. RT : Baseball Hall of Fame elects no one to Hall this year.

It'd be cool if my body parts shrunk as my muscles died. Then people could carry me around like Benjamin Button or Voldemort. -SG

Why the f*** does it matter to everyone what I do with my life? Mind your own damn business. Too much dumb ass drama for no reason

And I only tweeted that so you tweet watchers can go back and tell everything as usual

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Mickey Loomis Q & A

Q&A with New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis | NOLA.com
Loomis discusses the bounty scandal, the loss and return of Coach Sean Payton, the historically poor defense, and the salary cap.

New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis remains optimistic after 2012 season that was 'beyond disappointing' | NOLA.com
No coaching changes imminent; Sean Payton contract not finalized yet

Saints GM: "We can’t just say it was all about Sean" | ProFootballTalk
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Wednesday that his team’s 7-9 season was "beyond disappointing," but that they had to be careful not to make it only about the absence of head coach Sean Payton.

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Saints announce Sean Payton signing to 5-year contract

New Orleans Saints Sign Head Coach Sean Payton To A Five-Year Contract Extension
Sean Payton's extension runs through the 2017 season

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Saints

Saints QB Drew Brees Named to NFC Pro Bowl Squad
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named to the NFC’s Pro Bowl squad, it was announced by the Saints and the National Football League today. It is Brees’ seventh Pro Bowl selection overall and his sixth as a member of the Saints. Only tackle William Roaf (7), has been selected to the Pro Bowl more often in franchise record books, while Brees joins kicker Morten Andersen and linebacker Rickey Jackson as six-time selections. Brees’ five consecutive selections rank second in club records behind Roaf’s seven.

Saints top 10 plays of the year: #5-#1 | wwltv.com New Orleans
WWLTV.com Sports Writer Bradley Handwerger ranks the plays that defined the 2012-2013 Saints season.

Saints top 10 plays of the year: #10-#6 | wwltv.com New Orleans

WWLTV.com Sports Writer Bradley Handwerger ranks the plays that defined the 2012-2013 Saints season.

Who were the New Orleans Saints MVPs in 2012? | NOLA.com
Saints question of the day

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NFL Coaching Carousel

Jaguars hire Falcons' Caldwell as general manager - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired Atlanta director of player personnel David Caldwell as general manager, charging him with turning around one of the league's worst teams.

NFL: Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, sources have told FOXSports.com - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
NFL: Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, sources have told FOXSports.com.. NFL: Dallas Cowboys have fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, sources have told FOXSports.com

The daily coaching, G.M. vacancy update | ProFootballTalk
[Editor's note: Every day, we'll post a new update on the various coaching and G.M. vacancies, until all of them are filled. And we'll eventually try to come up with a different way to explain that via an Editor's note.] Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have promoted Steve Keim to G.M.

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Lagniappe

D.C. mayor wants the Redskins to consider changing their name | ProFootballTalk
The mayor of Washington, D.C., would like the Washington Redskins to reconsider their nickname. Mayor Vincent Gray said today that he'd like to explore the possibility of the Redskins (who currently play their home games in Landover, Maryland and have their offices in Ashburn, Virginia) moving ba...

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