New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis joined Zach Strief on the Saints Radio Network on Tuesday night, discussing his team's Week 12 win over the quarterback-less Denver Broncos. Ryan Palmer, PGA Tour golfer and 2019 Zurich Classic champion, also joined the show as a special guest.
The Broncos lost all four of their quarterbacks last week after backup Jeff Driskel tested positive for Covid-19 and starter Drew Lock and the other two quarterbacks on the roster were deemed close contacts and ruled ineligible.
"It was interesting because even on the plane on our way out there, we're getting this information," Loomis said about Denver's quarterback situation. "Our Pro (Personnel) guys are scouring their roster looking for anyone that had quarterback experience in their history. And they actually pretty quickly identified the young man (Kendall) Hinton that ended up taking a lot of the snaps."
"Latavius Murray had a spectacular game." Loomis said. "I feel like Latavius has played pretty well for us for the last two years, and he doesn't seem to ever get enough credit."
Palmer also joined the conversation. Saints Coach Sean Payton caddied for Palmer at the Greenbrier in West Virginia a few years back.
"The best part is he (Sean Payton) tried to bring the football coaching to the range and to the green," Palmer said. "I'm doing my putting drill one day after a practice round and I'm putting and talking, and he goes, 'Look, we didn't come out here to screw around and talk, let's get our stuff done and go. Let's just concentrate and get out of here. there's no jibber jabber going on.'"