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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Team plans to re-sign free agents, hopes to add impact player or two
MikeTriplett / New Orleans Times-Picayune
MOBILE, ALA. -- General Manager Mickey Loomis addressed the media Wednesday for the first time this offseason, touching on some of the pivotal issues facing the Saints as they try to bounce back from a 7-9 season.
He said the Saints feel "decent" about their salary-cap situation, which includes enough wiggle room to add one or two impact players in free agency. But they also want to re-sign a handful of their own unrestricted free agents.
He said they've had some "preliminary discussions" with the agents for defensive end Will Smith, receiver Marques Colston and guard Jahri Evans, all of whom are heading toward free agency in 2009. Full Story – Picayunehttp://www.nola.com/saints/t-p/index.ssf?/base/sports-4/1201156447244670.xml&coll=1