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Saints' Mickey Loomis Wants NFL to Postpone Draft: This Isn't Fantasy Football

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New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis is in favor of postponing the 2020 NFL draft amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

During an appearance on The Peter King Podcast (h/t Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio), Loomis said the Saints have been unable to perform their usual predraft preparations and that pushing the draft back would be sensible:

"I'd be personally in favor of delaying the draft, so that we could get some of the work done that our scouts and personnel people ordinarily do.