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NFL Fines Rams' CB Nickell Robey-Coleman For Hit During Rams-Saints Game

the controversial uncalled pass interference penalty for the hit on Tommylee Lewis during Los Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans Saints in 2018.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 20: Tommylee Lewis #11 of the New Orleans Saints drops a pass broken up by Nickell Robey-Coleman #23 of 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 Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Rams are gearing up for a Super Bowl contest against the New England Patriots after taking down the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday afternoon. Despite the team's focus being on the Patriots, every headline relating to the Rams revolves around a non-call during the game against the Saints.

Rams corner Nickell Robey-Coleman hit Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis before the ball got to him, but no penalty flag was thrown on the play. Despite an obvious blown call, the NFL remained quiet, not addressing the incident that may have cost the Saints a shot at the Super Bowl.

Until now, that is.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the NFL handed down a fine to Robey-Coleman. With the fine, the NFL is basically admitting fault on the non-call.

While the fine shows Saints fans they were right to complain about the call, there's no reprieve from the anger they feel after a blown call kept their team out of the Super Bowl. This may be the closest the NFL gets to an apology for Saints fans.

Instead, the Rams will take on the New England Patriots for the title. The Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS.