The L.A. Rams will tee it up next weekend in a Super Bowl that virtually nobody is interested in. One, the New England Patriots are back in the game again and, two, the Rams got the nod as the direct result of the worst blown call in NFL history.
The NFL has been surprisingly quiet regarding the pass interference call that wasn’t called at the end of the NFC Championship game. It was, without a doubt, the biggest officiating blunder of all-time. To make matters worst, there are photos all over the Internet showing two game officials looking right at the play, but swallowing their flags.
The no-call resulted in New Orleans kicking a field goal instead of scoring a touchdown. Of course, the rest is history as the Rams went down tied it late with a field goal, then won it in overtime.
There are a number of factors that play into this too. New Orleans would have had the ball on the one-yard line with less than a minute to go and the Rams would have had little time left on the clock if the Saints would have scored a touchdown with less than a minute to go.
Worst of all, though, is the fact that the NFL has been remarkably quiet on the subject. Roger Goodell, as usual, is nowhere to be found when controversy hits his beloved NFL. Not only has the NFL brand taken a negative hit over this mess, but there is little interest in the marquee sporting event in the world.