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Details Emerge From Saints Fans' Lawsuit Against The NFL

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 20: New Orleans Saints fans cheer prior to the NFC Championship game against the Los Angeles Rams at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 20, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Details are emerging from the class action lawsuit filed by a group of New Orleans Saints fans against the NFL.

A lawsuit has been filed against the NFL, attempting to get the end of the New Orleans Saints-Los Angeles Rams NFC Championship Game re-played due to the controversial "no call" on a blatant pass interference penalty.

A New Orleans-based attorney has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, according to Travers Mackel.

Details of the lawsuit are starting to emerge. The "damages" being listed, according to Darren Rovell, are: "Mental anguish & emotional trauma, Loss of faith in the NFL, Loss of enjoyment of life, Loss of entertainment, Distrust of the game," he reports.

The lawsuit also focuses on an NFL rule that could allow Roger Goodell to get involved.

From the report:

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. However, the controversial no-call could lead to changes next season.

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.

Stay tuned.