New Orleans vs. the referees is still the N.F.L.’s most intense rivalry

 After the debacle of last season’s N.F.C. championship game, you would think officials would be bending over backward to not have a huge missed call go against New Orleans. But in the first half of the much-hyped rematch between the Saints and Rams, Jared Goff fumbled the ball to Cameron Jordan of the Saints, who had a clear path to the end zone for what would have been a game-changing 87-yard touchdown. Not so fast. The play was incorrectly blown dead as an incomplete pass, so New Orleans could not advance the ball. The referees just blew another call…again!

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