Saints : A Louisiana lawyer suing the NFL over the failure to call a crucial penalty in a January playoff game says he won’t force the New Orleans Saints to comply with a subpoena for records regarding the game.
A Louisiana lawyer suing the NFL over the failure to call a crucial penalty in a January playoff game says he won’t force the New Orleans Saints to comply with a subpoena for records regarding the game.
The New Orleans Saints are looking for options to pair with Michael Thomas, and they’re hopeful that player is rookie receiver Emmanuel Butler.
Last season, Michael Thomas was the main target for future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees. However, there really wasn’t a second option in the New Orleans Saints receiving corp. This season, they’re hoping that changes.
With only five picks in the 2018 NFL Draft, the NFC’s best team has to be selective, only targeting positions they were seriously lacking in like center and safety, the positions they spent their top picks on.
But, after the draft, the talent was still on the board, so the Saints bought in.
They snagged receiver Emmanuel Butler, an undrafted rookie out of Northern Arizona. Since then, the rookie has been turning heads, and the team is hopefully their fans will get a first glimpse of his abilities in their first preseason outing.
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“As the Saints have expressed, no team should be denied the opportunity to reach the title game (or simply win a game) based on the actions, or inactions, of those charged with creating a fair and equitable playing field,” Saints attorneys say in the brief. They go on to say that the team has sought rules changes aimed at addressing such possibilities.
LeMon’s lawsuit against the league alleges fraud and seeks damages in connection with the failure to flag a blatant penalty by a Los Angeles Rams player who made a helmet-to-helmet hit on a Saints receiver with a pass on the way. The lack of a penalty call for pass interference or roughness helped the Rams beat the Saints and advance to the Super Bowl.