Civil Suit Filed On Behalf Of Saints Season Ticket Holders: ‘Replay The Game’


New Orleans Saints extensive receiver Michael Thomas took to social media yesterday asking the league to implement “Rule 17, Section 2, Article three,” which truly permits the NFL commissioner to reverse an end result of a recreation, or reschedule it, on account of “unfair acts.”

According to a report from WDSU in Louisiana, New Orleans space lawyer Frank J. D’Amico Jr. has now filed a civil go well with on behalf of Saints season-ticket holders, requesting that the league discover an identical rule within the NFL Rulebook, which he says “may, in the appropriate circumstances, permit the commissioner to take excessive motion within the face of a grossly unfair consequence.”

NFL Rule 17, Section 2, Article 1 states:

“The commissioner has the only authority to analyze and take acceptable disciplinary and/or corrective measures if any membership actions, non-participant interference, or calamity happens in an NFL recreation which the commissioner deems so extraordinary unfair or exterior the accepted ways encountered in skilled soccer that such motion has a serious impact on the results of the sport.”

D’Amico’s aim is to have a decide strain commissioner Goodell and the league into forcing the Rams again to New Orleans to play the ultimate minutes once more.

The NFL nonetheless has not publicly commented on the controversial last minutes of the NFC title recreation, by which Rams defensive again Nickell Robey-Coleman delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit on Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis nicely earlier than the ball had reached him.