The officiating during Sunday's NFC Championship Game was so bad, even the players knew what they were getting away with.
Late in the 4th quarter, Tommylee Lewis of the New Orleans Saints was absolutely TAKEN OUT by Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, yet no pass interference was called.
After the game, Robey-Coleman admitted he knew what he had done should have resulted in a flag.
Robey Coleman: “Yes, I got there too early. I was beat, and I was trying to save the touchdown.— Robert Klemko (@RobertKlemko) January 20, 2019
The play was one of the most egregious missed calls in the history of the game
All game long, the referees seemed to be playing against the Saints, holding out on multiple calls that would have favored New Orleans.
Robey-Coleman: “I just know that I got there before the ball got there and I whacked his ass”— Ben Shpigel (@benshpigel) January 21, 2019
When the guy who made the play says things like that, you know there's something fishy going on with the NFL officiating. The NFL owes the Saints a MAJOR apology. but not even that is enough.