Very Dumb Lawsuit Dismissed


Bill Belichick’s excited face.

The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a ridiculous lawsuit against the New England Patriots and Bill Belichick by a season ticket holder/lawyer who brought a lawsuit on behalf of “all Jets fans” who had bought tickets to Jets-Patriots games in New Jersey during Belichick’s tenure.

The basis for the suit? The Patriots/Belichick’s conduct during the infamous Spygate game between the Patriots and the New York Jets in September 2007 where the Patriots coaches were caught using a video camera to steal the Jets signals.

The court found that the Plaintiffs possessed “nothing more than a contractual right to a seat from which to watch an NFL game between the Jets and the Patriots….”

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