Advocate Staff Report
Social media was up in arms after a late no-call from NFL officials led to the Rams escaping the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with a win over the New Orleans Saints in overtime of the NFC Championship game Sunday.
It was inevitable that posts would go up decrying the officials and claiming the Rams paid them off. What was unexpected, however, was someone who just finished playing in the game would get in on the joke on Instagram.
That's where Los Angeles running back Todd Gurley comes in to play.
Gurley, who carried the ball four times for 10 yards and a touchdown in Los Angeles' win, posted a photoshopped picture of himself and lead referee Bill Vinovich exchanging jerseys after the game. Gurley posted the photo with three emoji skulls and four crying while laughing emojis as the caption. It drew similar takes from various NFL players.
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