Still, the controversial noncall on pass interference was all the talk after the game. Well, it turns out that Goodell could actually force the teams to play again or just straight up change the outcome.
Sean Payton was glassy-eyed, calm and shrugged his shoulders at times, seemingly resigned to New Orleans' bitter fate - as unfair as he thought it was.
PointsBet said Monday it will refund spread and money-line bets on the Saints, who lost the game after officials failed to call a penalty on a Los Angeles Rams defender who leveled a New Orleans receiver long before the ball arrived.
The Saints were then forced to kick a field goal, which was matched by the Rams' Greg Zuerlein, who then booted the game victor from 57 yards in overtime.
The New England Patriots defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime to win the AFC on Sunday night and earn the right to face the Rams in Super Bowl LIII. A penalty would have given a first down to the Rams at the New Orleans 1, putting them in prime position to take a 24-20 lead with a touchdown with 5:03 to play.
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Like we discussed before this one, and as we saw last time these two teams met, the Saints needed to be crisp and mistake free, had to play a complete game, in order to pull this one out and they simply didn't. 'But for a game as important as the National Football League championship, it sickens me to know that the people who are assigned to fairly officiate the game seemingly had no regard for not only a risky penalty but one that would certainly have changed the outcome of the game. The St. Louis Rams won the National Football League title two years before that.
The Rams (15-3) will be appearing in its first Super Bowl since the 2001 season, when the "Greatest Show on Turf" was still in St. Louis.
Then a fake punt early in the second quarter gave Los Angeles its initial first down of the game.
Gurley made it 13-10 at halftime on a 6-yard touchdown run just before the intermission. But the no call certainly didn't help: they would have kicked a field goal to avoid overtime and they probably would still be celebrating on Bourbon Street.
The Saints received the kickoff to start overtime, but just 57-seconds into overtime, Brees threw a floater after he was hit by Rams pass rusher Dante Fowler, Jr.as he let go of the ball.