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New Orleans Bars Are Boycotting The Super Bowl

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 20: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints reacts against the Los Angeles Rams during the fourth quarter in the NFC Championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 20, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

We're just four days removed from the NFC Championship game that ended in controversy and a win for the Los Angeles Rams over the New Orleans Saints. Refs missed a critical pass interference penalty that likely would have sealed the win for the Saints in the final minutes of the contest.

Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis was hit way before the ball got to him, but officials failed to throw a flag on the play and the Rams eventually walked out of New Orleans with a 26-23 overtime victory.

Saints fans aren't over the loss, and even opened lawsuits against the NFL as a result of the non-call.

Now they're taking their pettiness to the next level. A local bar announced it won't show the Super Bowl between the Rams and the New England Patriots, but will instead show the 2010 Super Bowl.

Drew Brees and the Saints took down Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts by a final score of 31-17 in the 2010 Super Bowl that famously included a second half-opening onside kick from the Saints.

It's a bold move to boycott the most-viewed program in the country, but Saints fans might be just mad enough to make this a solid business decision.