Federal judge rejects Saints fan lawsuit

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The legal Hail Mary thrown by a group of Saints ticket-holders has been swatted down by a federal judge.

According to the Associated Press, U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by two Saints season ticket holders who filed the action against the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell.

If upheld, the suit sought to make the league make up the rest of the game from the point of the obvious missed pass interference/helmet-to-helmet on Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman.

Considering the traffic in Atlanta, it’s unlikely the Rams would be able to get to New Orleans to do so before Sunday anyway.

It’s one of the many fruitless acts and proclamations made by Saints partisans, so seeing it swatted away by a real judge when it was more suited for Judge Judy should send a message to the rest of them.

The Rams play the Patriots in the Super Bowl Sunday.

39 responses to “Federal judge rejects Saints fan lawsuit

  1. Old News, been going on for years. Some teams will never win unless they have a hurricane blow through their town.

  2. Good. Isn’t the Government involved in enough parts of our lives? Just what we need. The Gov. deciding Football games…

    Award the Saints a Participation trophy and send them on their way…

    Maby they will appeal to the 9th Circus..

  3. Old News, been going on for years. Some teams will never win unless they have a hurricane blow through their town.
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    Some teams will never win unless they move to the #2 TV market in the country.
    Even TWO bumbling franchise in the same year can BOTH advance in the post season just as long as they move to a city that only roots for winners.

  4. The people who filed the suit were delusional in the first place. Once the Rams got on the flight out of town it was over with no going back

  5. The judge is part of an ever-growing conspiracy… against the Saints… ::adjusts tinfoil hat:: and yes, it’s the ultimate battle of good versus evil…

  6. harrisonhits2 says:
    January 31, 2019 at 4:04 pm
    The people who filed the suit were delusional in the first place. Once the Rams got on the flight out of town it was over with no going back
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    Keep in mind they are Saints fans, probably think Payton looks good in his granny glasses too!

  7. I can assure you, if you think that’s a waste of taxpayer money, you have a lot of serious study to do in other areas. It was a publicity stunt by lawyers, not by the Saints. You people have never seen one before? As for Mr. Gantt, I don’t know what a fruitless proclamation is.

  8. The WWE comparisons are spot-on. There was no chance this Boston vs LA Super Bowl wasn’t going down. The refs came through for the league as they always do.

  9. Fans have no legal standing to bring suit against the NFL unless they are also shareholders of the team like Greenbay. This is pretty basic stuff.

    Been practicing law for 37 years.

  10. I expect the London team to be in the Super Bowl in 3 years since Goodell is so adamant about having a London team. It will be his pet.

    No one thought this lawsuit was going anywhere but that doesn’t stop people from trying. The tone in New Orleans, according to a relative, is almost back to normal.

    They are still bummed out but they realize football is trivial to things in daily life. This play is a random mutation like a disease that can’t be cured. It will always be brought up just like Brady’s tuck pass against the Raiders.

    If it can be found that the referees had outside motivations to not make the call, the city will make an uproar.

    BTW, fire Goodell or the refs at that game.

  11. That was what is called a win people

    Still talking about it!

    Win.

    You guys must think all press is good press.

    Not in this case. The more you come back with fingers touching a facemask get over it the ball keeps rolling.

    Too I won’t get to hear how much it is Sunday.

  12. thenorseman817 says:
    January 31, 2019 at 6:39 pm
    Saint fans want a background check on this judge. Is this judge from LA?
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    I see what you did there.

  13. Now Saint fans are having anti-Super Bowl party’s all over town.

    They say they wont watch it.

    Sad really.

  14. Saints fan here, personally I’m sick and tired of hearing about it. Most fans are moving on down here in NO, still stings. A lot of trash has been talked on these boards the last two weeks. Let’s be real for a second… if this was any of your home teams in this spot, you would feel the same way too. Ah well… I’ll be passed all this once Fake Bowl is over. See you in the fall. WHO DAT!

  15. @greggalmansilver,

    You and about every other prophet not wearing a saints Jersey. This had no chance. Never did. The rules are crafted in a “heads I win tails you lose” fashion to allow for whatever arbitrary decision the commish requires. See: Deflategate.

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