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Saints Football Fans Drop Suit Over Blown Call in Playoff Game

Feb. 28, 2019, 8:02 PM

New Orleans Saints fans dropped their suit against National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell over a blown call in the playoff game that ended the team’s season.

The voluntary dismissal comes one month after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled that a would-be class of season ticket holders couldn’t compel Goodell to investigate or overturn the missed penalty.

A Los Angeles Rams cornerback made improper helmet-to-helmet contact with a New Orleans Saints wide receiver during the fourth quarter of the National Football Conference Championship game on Jan. 20.

The referees didn’t call it and the ...