Rams CB Robey-Coleman fined for controversial hit

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There's nothing the NFL can do to satisfy fans in New Orleans at this point, save for replaying the final minutes of regulation, but the league belatedly punished Robey-Coleman with a $26,739 fine for the hit.

"The most important thing now is that we have him in the right spot making plays", Rose said. On 3rd and 10 and with 1:48 to play, Robey-Coleman crushed Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis with a helmet-to-helmet hit on a throw from Drew Brees while the ball was in the air.

Most home fans typically ride officiating crews for calls that go against their team, although BYU fans may have been riding one particular official a bit more than usual during the Cougars' 71-66 win over Saint Mary's on Thursday.

Payton was told "it's a call that officials should make", regarding the referees' mistake.

The New Orleans Saints suffered a devastating overtime loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship Game last Sunday, and by now, you know the deal.

After the game, Saints head coach Sean Payton told reporters that the league's head of officials informed him that the call had been blown.

New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson has joined the chorus of voices criticizing the National Football League for the controversial no-call in the NFC Championship Game.

The Rams' slot cornerback also hopes he can move past the drama around the infamous hit.

"For a call like that not to be made, man, it's just hard to swallow". The Saints were forced to settle for a field goal to take the lead. "I have nothing to do with that play", he continued.

"The Super Bowl, the NFL's premiere event, is a carefully planned and enormously expensive undertaking, with preparations carefully sequenced", from logistics to producing a "full-blown music concert at halftime", Siclare wrote.

The aftermath of the no-call has been significant, with players voicing their disbelief, lawsuits and petitions being filed, billboards on it posted in Atlanta, boycotts throughout the New Orleans area, and a letter from Louisiana's governor chastising Goodell. "And then to get a phone call", he said after the game, according to ESPN.

"It was simple. They blew the call".

Since Sunday's Superdome Screwjob that kept New Orleans out of Super Bowl XLIII, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has gone silent. "That's the way the game has been played for a long time".

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