Saints fans line New Orleans streets before Super Bowl 53 in protest of no-call in NFC title game

first_imgIt looks like Saints fans still aren’t over the no-call in the NFC championship game that led to the Rams advancing to the Super Bowl.The infamous pass interence no-call involving the Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman has been a hot-button topic over the last two weeks. Saints fans have kvetched ad nausem on the internet, on billboards and now in person.  Fans took to the streets of New Orleans on Sunday before Super Bowl 53 in a second line (a brass band parade popular in New Orleans) in protest of the controversial play: MORE: Roger Goodell does worse by Saints with no real response to non-callVideo: Thousands of Saints fans second-line through downtown in a massive display of festive anger. pic.twitter.com/CK5Nedxnr7— Michael DeMocker (@MichaelDeMocker) February 3, 2019I guarantee there are more Saints fans outside Jackson Square than there are Rams fans outside the Super Bowl pic.twitter.com/exTtRDugdF— Michael DeMocker (@MichaelDeMocker) February 3, 2019Protestors brought out all the stops: Waving yellow flags, brandishing voodoo dolls resembling NFL officials and even a dunk tank where participants could dunk an individual dressed as a referee.Photos from Magazine Street Who Dat protest party: Referees bitten & dunked, Goodell dissed by toddler pic.twitter.com/TZrdnrykKZ— Michael DeMocker (@MichaelDeMocker) February 3, 2019Saints fans wave yellow flags as they second-line at the NOLA No Call protest on the riverfront pic.twitter.com/jMTHRjNlCd— Michael DeMocker (@MichaelDeMocker) February 3, 2019Unfortunately for Saints fans, their “NOLA No Call” protest may fall on deaf ears. While commissioner Roger Goodell technically has the authority to intervene and reverse the result of the game, he stated earlier this week there was “absolutely” no consideration given in exercising that power.last_img

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