Saints Fans Can't Force NFL To Replay Playoff Game

Law360 (January 31, 2019, 6:20 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge ruled Thursday that New Orleans Saints fans can't demand a do-over on an allegedly botched call that might have cost their team a Super Bowl appearance, finding they have no standing to compel the NFL's commissioner to replay the game's final minutes with a writ of mandamus.

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan wrote that Tommy Badeaux and Candis Lambert, who sued the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell after a referee missed a pass interference call at the tail end of the Jan. 20 playoff game, are not members of the NFL and thus are ineligible to call for...

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