Goodell and the officers ought to seem in courtroom to present depositions in a civil swimsuit over the “no-call,” Orleans Parish Civil District Courtroom Choose Nicole Sheppard stated Monday.
Barring an attraction from the NFL, the questioning would happen in September in New Orleans. CNN has reached out to the NFL for remark.
Late within the fourth quarter of the NFC title recreation between the Saints and the Los Angeles Rams in New Orleans, a Saints-led Drew Brees drive stalled with a controversial no-call from officers on an incomplete cross to Saints extensive receiver Tommylee Lewis. The gang needed a flag for cross interference or helmet-to-helmet contact on a defenseless receiver by Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman. It wasn’t thrown.
The Rams went on to win in additional time. Since then, the principles have been modified to permit for immediate replay of cross interference beginning this season.
“Completely not,” Goodell stated on the time.
Whereas LeMon is aware of he cannot overturn the sport, he desires to carry the NFL accountable, he advised WVUE.