Saints TE Ben Watson Eloquently Calls Out Roger Goodell

Benjamin Watson Calls On Roger Goodell To Be Leader On Non-Call

National Football League officials came under heavy scrutiny Sunday night during the NFC Championship Game between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints over a blown call late in the fourth quarter.

Robey-Coleman not-so-subtly admitted he expected to see a flag after the play. Not only should it have been a pass interference, but an additional flag for a helmet-to-helmet hit should have been thrown.

The pass was incomplete and the Saints were irate that a penalty wasn't called. Bill Cassidy said on the Senate floor before launching into a complaint about the no infamous no-call that occurred Sunday during the Saints-Rams game. The no-call has sparked outrage among the Saints and their fans, including calls for a Super Bowl boycott.

Goodell has since spoken to both Saints owner Gayle Benson and head coach Sean Payton, admitting that officials had blown the call, ESPN.com reported.

Goodell will hold his annual news conference next week before the Super Bowl.

The Governor expressed deep disappointment for the people of Louisiana and reminded the Commissioner that while fans would eventually move past the game, "we will not forget it".

"It really is a taint upon the Super Bowl", Cassidy said. In addition, at least two lawsuits have been filed over the NFL's officiating.

The Saints were eliminated from Super Bowl contention on Sunday after losing in the NFC Championship Game against the Rams in overtime, but their stunning loss came under a cloud of controversy.

A New Orleans bakery is turning out thousands of cookies with a picture of a referee with a circle and slash mark across it in red icing.

Some fans want the Saints-Rams game to be replayed, while others want full refunds for the amount they paid for tickets to the game. "If a (penalty) is not called, we thought they were holding Aaron Donald or something. Instead, they are left with the memory of officials who failed to create an equal playing field and deprived them of that opportunity", Richmond said in a statement.

BAXTER PLAYS BIG: BYU freshman Gavin Baxter received the minutes a lot of fans feel he's been warranted in Thursday's game, and responded as most would have hoped.

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