Supreme Court Passes on Spygate Case

The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a New York Jets season-ticket holder and lawyer who sued Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots in connection with the Patriots’ videotaping of the Jets’ defensive signals

The Associated Press has the story (via ESPN.com):

Carl Mayer, a lawyer in Princeton, N.J., known for filing legal actions against New Jersey politicians, is a Jets season ticket-holder. He wanted millions of dollars from the Patriots and Belichick, claiming they deceived customers by secretly videotaping Jets coaches’ in-game signals. His lawsuit claimed fans spent large sums to see games that were essentially rigged.

The suit alleged that the Patriots taped the Jets’ signals in their twice-yearly contests for seven years, and sought triple damages for Jets fans based on a rough average of $100 a ticket. Mayer sought $185 million in damages for Jets fans alone.

Hopefully this finally marks the end of Spygate.

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