By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Two New Orleans Saints fans filed suit against Roger Goodell with an “unclear” purpose, wrote a federal judge in her ruling that denied a request that the court force the NFL commissioner to further review a missed call toward the end of the NFC Championship.
In a case the NFL initially believed to be a class-action suit on behalf of Saints season ticket holders and the “Who Dat Nation,” the plaintiffs said in a hearing Monday they simply asked that federal judge Susie Morgan force Goodell to further investigate the missed call.
Their hope, they said, was that Goodell would change the result of a game that put the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl, which will be played Sunday against the New England Patriots.
Morgan denied that request in a filing dated Thursday (Jan. 31).
“It is unclear what action Plaintiffs seek to compel him to do,” Morgan wrote. ...
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