- Referees in the NFC Championship didn’t call what appeared to be blatant pass interference on the Los Angeles Rams late in the fourth quarter, causing the New Orleans Saints to settle for a field goal. They later lost in overtime.
- Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman, who appeared to commit the violation, said referees told him that it wasn’t pass interference because the ball was tipped. Coleman said he thought it was pass interference.
- Saints head coach Sean Payton said referees told him that they didn’t call the penalty because Coleman arrived at the same time as the ball.
- The NFL will reportedly admit there was a missed call.
The NFL world was outraged during the NFC Championship between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams when referees missed what appeared to be pass interference on the Rams late in the game.
- Even Hulk Hogan laughed at the controversial no-call from the Rams-Saints game
- Saints fans in the Superdome wreaked havoc on the Rams’ offense, and none of the players could hear
- Two computer models predict who will win the NFL conference championship games