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U.S. Judge Issues Ruling On Saints Fans vs. NFL Lawsuit

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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)

New Orleans Saints fans who were hoping the courts would provide them a chance to change the outcome of the NFC Championship Game were met with reality on Thursday when a U.S. District Judge ruled in the NFL's favor.

Judge Susie Morgan denied the suit from season-ticket holders asking the NFL to replay the end of the game, which was marred by a missed pass interference call that likely cost the Saints a shot at the Super Bowl.

The plaintiffs were seeking compensation for "mental anguish, emotional trauma and economic loss" as a result of the game.

The suit was considered "a wild longshot to succeed" to begin with. It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that it fell flat.

This suit was as frivolous and laughable as it gets. The Saints weren't the first team to get screwed by the officials and they won't be the last.

Courts have much more important matters on their hands than to correct a missed call by an NFL referee.

Thankfully, it didn't take long for a resolution in this case.