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U.S. Congressman Issues Statement On NFC Championship Game

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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)

A United States Congressman has issued a statement on the ending of the NFC Championship Game between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams.

Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond released on Twitter the statement he's made regarding the controversial ending of the Saints-Rams game on Sunday afternoon.

The Congressman is calling for Roger Goodell to come before the Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee to discuss the ending of the game and what can be done.

"The Saints got the short end of the stick, and I am proud to witness the strength of the franchise and the unswerving support of Who Dat Nation. I look forward to conveying these views to Mr. Goodell soon."

Here's his full statement:

Saints fans have also filed a class action lawsuit against the NFL regarding the ending of the NFC Championship Game. “Mental anguish & emotional trauma, Loss of faith in the NFL, Loss of enjoyment of life, Loss of entertainment, Distrust of the game,” are some of the damages being listed in the lawsuit.

The ending of the Saints-Rams game isn't going to be changed, of course, but it will be interesting to see how much attention it continues to get heading into the Super Bowl.