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The story continues out in Stephentown as parents of the hundreds of teens who partied at the former NFL tackle's home threaten to file lawsuits. Do they have a case? Our Erin Vannella reports.

STEPHENTOWN, N.Y. -- "I didn't put anything online that their kids did not put online in a public place. All I did was expose," said Stephentown resident Brian Holloway.

Clean up continues in former NFL tackle Stephen Holloway's home and conscience.

"Sometimes the truth is difficult when it's staring you right in the face. I mean, they pooped in their diaper. That's your child. Change the diaper, right?" said Holloway.

While holes are patched, graffiti masked and carpets stripped some parents of the estimated 300 kids who Holloway says wrecked his house are threatening to sue.

"It would be what we call a defamation per say because the ex football player is accusing these young teenagers of having committed a crime," said Tully Rinckey partner Douglas Rose.

Holloway had posted tweets, Facebook posts and photos he says belonged to the kids on a website he created. Some examples were signed and dated.

"The parents have to prove the children weren't there. At that point the burden of proof would shift to the homeowner as his defense to the defamation claim he would say well I have proof that they were here," said Rose.

Make the case and attorneys say the suit gets tossed. Holloway says he'd rather focus his attention elsewhere.

"I made an opportunity for them to come out and help but they didn't. We have a big event focusing on the military tomorrow that's all I'm thinking about," said Holloway.

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