The San Diego Chargers got into the playoffs by beating the Chiefs in week 17 with the help of a couple controversial plays. The Chargers win kept the Pittsburgh Steelers out of the playoffs. One Pennsylvania man tried to stop the playoffs until justice was served for the Steelers.
Daniel L. Spuck of Mercer, Pennsylvania, filed a motion against the NFL for “a temporary emergency injunction.” The motion, which was filed via inmate mail before the playoffs began, asked the court to delay the playoffs for a week to 10 days so that Succop could re-kick the field goal or allow the Steelers and Chargers to play head-to-head. Unfortunately for Spuck and Steelers fans – both free and behind bars – he neglected to submit a filing fee, so it appears the courts are not taking this action seriously. [via the Baltimore Sun]
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