NFC Championship

Zach Strief
April 02, 2019 - 10:08 am
For the first time, in a long time, something came out of the NFL Owners Meetings that actually pleasantly surprised us. Just a few months after professional officials missed one of the most blatant pass interference calls any fan will ever see, the NFL made a reactionary response to avoid the...
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After some deliberation at the NFL Combine over whether or not replay review within the league should be changed, the competition committee was unable to come to a consensus on the issue, according to ESPN. The issue resurfaced this season after the controversial no-call during the Saints loss in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 06, 2019 - 9:24 am
A new lawsuit filed in New Orleans seeks to get answers from the officials who failed to call the penalties in the NFC Championship game that, if called, likely would have resulted in the Saints going to the Super Bowl. "Our purpose is... to get answers under oath to our questions--the questions...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 01, 2019 - 9:16 pm
A caller to the show today insisted that the L.A. Rams should have wanted the penalties called in the NFC Title game that were not flagged near the end of regulation. The listener named Chris said the Rams coach should have demanded the flag be thrown even though that would have most likely kept...
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USA TODAY
February 01, 2019 - 9:25 am
(WWL.com) Until the conclusion of the NFC Championship, many throughout Louisiana had plans of watching the Black and Gold this Sunday compete in the Big Game. However, some sports bars and restaurants are going to make sure those plans stay intact by throwing a watch party of Super Bowl 44, where...
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Don Ames
February 01, 2019 - 6:40 am
Many Saints fans will continue to vent their frustration over the infamous NOLA No-Call this weekend. Nearly two dozen Super Bowl alternatives are being offered throughout the city. The Blackout and Gold Second Line Sunday afternoon in the French Quarter is just one of the Jazz Funerals on tap. The...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 31, 2019 - 2:09 pm
A pair of Saints season ticket holders have lost their case in federal court in New Orleans over the infamous no-call. The judge has refused to order the NFL to replay the NFC Championship in part or all over again. US District Judge Susie Morgan found that season ticket holders who sued over the...
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Chris Miller
January 30, 2019 - 3:22 pm
Theft from vehicles has been a problem plaguing the New Orleans area in recent months, and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is appealing to Saints' fans outrage of the NOLA no-call in an effort to fight it. Sheriff Joe Lopinto tells resident to remember to "lock dat car," lest you become a...
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