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By Rod Walker | The Advocate
MOBILE, Ala. — Mickey Loomis would much rather his team be preparing for a Super Bowl this week.
Instead, the Saints executive vice president and general manager is in Alabama for the Senior Bowl, a showcase of the nation's top college football players.
But for Loomis, three days removed from the Saints' heartbreaking and controversial loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC championship game, it's a much-needed getaway.
"I had to get over here for my mental state," Loomis said.
He admits there have been some sleepless nights since the season ended Sunday, thanks mostly to the no-call on what should have been a pass interference against Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman on Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis in the final two minutes of regulation. ...
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