Saints general manager Mickey Loomis confirmed to reporters Tuesday that he's spoken with teams about shopping Ivory before or during the 2013 NFL Draft, according to Larry Holder of The Times-Picayune. Loomis stressed that trade conversations have taken place with teams other than the Jets, but acknowledged that no deal was imminent.
Chalk it up to Loomis and the Saints attempting to drive up the price. A collection of Jets beat writers believe New York is willing to part ways with a fifth-round pick for Ivory. That deal makes plenty of sense for Gang Green, but as Around The League's Gregg Rosenthal pointed out, what's in it for the Saints?
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