A Sunday night article explaining a rule that, in theory, gives the commissioner the power to order an assignment, since the remedy for extraordinary unfair results apparently fueled and counted a lawsuit.
Through WDSU.com, a New Orleans lawyer has taken legal action to compel Commissioner Roger Goodell to use Rule 17 of the Official Rule Book and replay the balance of the match. the NFC championship when Rams defenseman Nickell Robey-Coleman was eliminated, without As a result, the receiver of Saints Tommylee Lewis before the arrival of a pass for Lewis.
New Orleans lawyer Frank D'Amico also issued a press release who copies and pastes extensively from the original story of PFT on the issue, without attribution. (Hopefully, D'Amico's legal expertise far exceeds his PR capabilities.)
A Lafayette law firm has separately informed the NFL that a dispute over the outcome could be imminent.
Prosecution of this kind is very rare. But the league will have to sneak in all directions, especially as the trial of D'Amico will undoubtedly require urgent assistance to compel the Rams and Saints to meet in New Orleans to the last game of the day. regulation, with a score equal to 20 and the Saints having a first drop just inside the LA five.
Given that the lawsuit was filed in a Louisiana state court, publicly elected local judges might be inclined to take a more favorable view, forcing the NFL to potentially rush past courts of law. appeal and / or federal courts to avoid what could start. a half-joke and quickly become an extremely serious problem for the league. At a minimum, a state court judge could compel the NFL to come out of hiding and answer sharp questions about what happened on Sunday when Rule 17 came into effect. apply and why it should not apply here.