On Sunday afternoon the Los Angeles Rams used an interception in overtime and a lengthy field goal to take down the Saints in New Orleans. Of course, the win was marred by an egregious non-call during the final minutes of the contest when the Saints had the ball deep in Los Angeles territory.
Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis was blown up by Rams corner Nickell Robey-Coleman before the ball got to him. Robey-Coleman should have been called for pass interference and the Saints should have been given a first down.
However the ref decided otherwise and no flag was thrown. In the days following the game, several videos from fans in the stands have shown great angles of the play.
Now another has arisen and it’s clear as day that a penalty should have been called on the play.
Check it out.
— Alfonso Villarreal (@Alfonsovt) January 22, 2019
It doesn’t get any more blatant than that. The end result was a win for the Los Angeles Rams, who will face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl in Atlanta.
However, Saints fans haven’t gone away quietly as the city of New Orleans unloads lawsuits on the NFL and the officials.
The bad taste in the mouths of Saints fans won’t be going away any time soon.