Lawsuit Filed To Challenge The End Of The Saints Vs. Rams Game Over Pass Interference No-Call

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Attorney Frank D’Amico, Jr. sued the NFL on Tuesday over the Saints losing to the Rams in the NFL championship Sunday.

According to WDSU reporter Travers Mackel, D’Amico sued in Civil District Court for Orleans Parish because of the blown no-call on a blatant pass interference that arguably allowed the Rams to win the game.

You can watch the now infamous play below. You’ll immediately understand why Saints fans are so outraged.

WDSU also reported the following:

D’Amico Jr. wants Goodell to enforce Rule 17, Section 2, Article 1 in the NFL Rulebook that he says “could, in the right circumstances, allow the commissioner to take extreme action in the face of a grossly unfair result.”

Many experts have said that it’s highly unlikely the NFL or Goodell will do anything to change the outcome of Sunday’s NFC championship game, which saw the Rams going to the Super Bowl.

NFL Rule 17 has been brought up because fans believe it would allow Goodell to reschedule or even reverse the results of a game for an “extraordinarily unfair” act.

You can read the full statement from D’Amico below.

This is incredible on all fronts, and it’s quickly becoming the most fascinating story in recent NFL memory. As Clay Travis pointed out, it is going to be a circus of epic proportions if a New Orleans-based judge requires the game to be played out from the blown call and Goodell has to try to appeal. (RELATED: New Orleans Saints Owner Gayle Benson Responds To Blown Pass Interference Call)

This is an absolute disaster on all fronts for the NFL, and it doesn’t look like it’ll get less complicated anytime soon.

Imagine how little thought would be being given to that play if a flag had been thrown. Nobody would have cared the moment the game was over.

Instead, all hell has broken loose and the league could possibly be flipped upside down. Good luck, Goodell. He’s going to need it because this situation has the potential to get absolutely out of control.

Buckle up!

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