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

Sporting News
The infamous no-call from the NFC championship is still fresh in the minds of Saints fans. They took to the streets before Super Bowl 53 to let their feelings about the controversial call be known.
The infamous no-call from the NFC championship is still fresh in the minds of Saints fans. They took to the streets before Super Bowl 53 to let their feelings about the controversial call be known.

It 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:

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

MORE: Roger Goodell does worse by Saints with no real response to non-call

Protestors 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.

Unfortunately 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.

What to read next