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    Roger Goodell’s comments too little, too late for Saints fans

    (Photo - David J. Phillip) By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ATLANTA -- Roger Goodell finally broke his public silence and addressed the NOLA no-call on Wednesday (Jan. 30), 10 days after the debacle marred the end of the NFC Championship Game. Goodell answered five questions...
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    Did Roger Goodell consider re-do for Saints-Rams game after blown call? 'Absolutely not'

    Joint Advocate file photo and Associated press By Advocate Staff NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that he "absolutely did not" consider using executive power as an overrule to a controversial call at the end of the Saints-Rams game a week and a half ago. "We understand the...
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    Roger Goodell Won't Apologize For Bad Call And That's Bad Business

    By Don Yaeger - Contributor | Forbes Leadership Strategy I study high performers in sports for lessons in business leadership. As a father, I’ve made it a point to teach my kids good manners. To help them, we’ve ingrained three simple phrases into their brains: “Please.” “Thank you.” “I’m...
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    A Week Later, a Blown Call Is Still Topic A

    Nickell Robey-Coleman of the Rams was not penalized for this defending of Tommylee Lewis, infuriating Saints fans.CreditCreditGerald Herbert/Associated Press By Ken Belson | New York Times ATLANTA — At N.F.L. media nights, the biggest stars speak at podiums, and this year was no different...
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    Roger Goodell to speak at Super Bowl, break silence on Rams-Saints no call

    ADVOCATE STAFF FILE PHOTO Advocate Staff Report Ten days passed without a peep from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell since the infamous missed pass interference call that arguably cost the New Orleans Saints a trip to the Super Bowl. Goodell will break the silence Wednesday in Atlanta at his...
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    How properly to boycott Super Bowl LIE, from a ratings standpoint

    By Mike Scott, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Nearly two weeks later, New Orleans is still reeling from the super scam that robbed the Saints of their rightful place in Super Bowl LIII, which we've since dubbed Super Bowl LIE. In fact, a grass-roots "Boycott Bowl" movement continues to build...
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    There’s an Uptown Super Bowl boycott second-line, too

    (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) (SL) By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune The Kingpin Bar, at 1307 Lyons St., will be the starting point for a Who Dat second-line parade on Sunday (Feb. 3), meant to mock the Super Bowl. According to Kingpin co-owner Steve Watson, the parade...
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    Federal court hears NFL arguments over blown Rams, Saints call

    By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk | AJC In a Hail Mary move to get their team to the big game, two New Orleans Saints season ticket holders have petitioned the courts for a redo of the game that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl and the New Orleans Saints to...
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    Drew Brees challenges Saints fans to channel frustration into positivity after NFC championship loss

    (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) By Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Monday morning (Jan. 28) encouraged fans to channel their frustration into positivity after the team’s controversial NFC Championship loss. His...
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    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell cannot call for Saints-Rams replay, court filing claims

    NOLA.com Photo By Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The NFL has claimed in a court filing that league commissioner Roger Goodell does not have the authoritative power to order a replaying of the NFC Championship between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams. The court...
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    Saints' Drew Brees to fans: How 'heartache ... disappointment' will lead to future success

    Advocate Photo by STEPHEN LEW Advocate Staff Report More than a week after a heartbreaking loss in the NFC Championship, Drew Brees has a message to fans: "Keep your chin up." The Saints quarterback posted a long message to fans on his personal Instagram page Monday morning on how he's been...
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    What we know about Saints-Rams controversy

    By Rucker Haringey | Fansided Saints officials don’t believe referees intentionally influenced the outcome of their NFC Title loss to the Rams, but there are some valid concerns. On Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN broke a major story regarding the famed no-call in the NFC Championship Game. In...
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    NFL finally responds to calls to overturn the result of the Rams-Saints NFC title game

    The league does not believe Rule 17 allows the commissioner to overturn the result of the game By Jared Dubin In the days after the NFC title game, the result of which almost surely swung on the missed pass interference (and helmet-to-helmet contact) penalty on Rams corner Nickell...
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    Saints' Drew Brees: 'I refuse to let this hold us down'

    By Grant Gordon | NFL.com Moving past their NFC Championship Game loss to the Rams has not been an easy task for the Saints and their fans. Much vitriol has been spewed over a controversial non-call in the fourth quarter delivered by Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman to receiver Tommylee...
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    The no-call was an officiating crime. What’s the NFL going to do about it?

    Referee Bill Vinovich (NOLA.com Photo) By Michael Hecht, Tommy Faucheux and Gregory Rusovich The ending of the Saints-Rams NFC championship game is being decried around the country as highway robbery: brazen, indefensible, and, some even speculate, deliberate. The Saints players were robbed...
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    Concern around NFL that 4 officials in NFC Championship Game live in Southern California

    By Adam Schefter | ESPN Senior Writer In the latest twist to the still-simmering controversy from last Sunday's NFC Championship Game, there is some concern in league circles about the NFL's judgment in allowing four game officials who live in Southern California to work the game between the...
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    Stefon DIggs feels sorry for the Saints after their NFC Championship loss

    By Adam Patrick | TheVikingAge.com The Minnesota Vikings wide receiver recently sat down with House of Highlights and expressed his thoughts about the recent events that went on during the NFC Championship. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs is very familiar with playoff heartbreak...
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    Nickell Robey-Coleman now claims the ball was tipped on infamous missed pass interference play

    By Jared Dubin | CBS Sports If you thought the controversy about the brutal missed pass interference call that arguably cost the New Orleans Saints a chance at the Super Bowl was over, think again. Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, who admitted after the game he was blatantly trying to...
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    Cam Jordan's T-shirt makes big statement on Saints-Rams no-call ahead of NFL Pro Bowl

    By Advocate Staff Report New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan sent a loud and clear message to the NFL and Roger Goodell ahead of Sunday's Pro Bowl game without speaking a word. Jordan arrived to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida wearing a black shirt with the words "blow...

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