Todd Gurley posted an eyebrow-raising Photoshopped photo that appeared to thank the refs for blown call in NFC title game
- The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 26-23, on Sunday in the NFC Championship to punch their ticket to Super Bowl LIII.
- The deciding play of the game came on a shocking no-call on what looked like a blatant pass interference by the Rams, which allowed Los Angeles to tie the game late and eventually go on to win in overtime.
- After the game, Rams running back Todd Gurley posted a Photoshopped picture that appeared to thank the referees for their help in getting Los Angeles to the Super Bowl.
The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints 26-23 on Sunday in the NFC Championship to punch their ticket to Super Bowl LIII.
For the Saints, the biggest moment of the game came not from any play on the field, but rather a shocking no-call from the referees on what looked like a blatant pass interference penalty late in the fourth quarter.Read more: Saints lose to Rams in NFC Championship after one of the worst missed calls you'll see on a huge fourth-quarter play
The no-call would give the Rams time to tie the game in regulation and go on to win in overtime, sending Los Angeles to the Super Bowl and ending the Saints season in brutal fashion.
After the game, Rams running back Todd Gurley shared a picture on Instagram that appeared to show his thanks to the referees for their help it getting his team to the Super Bowl.
Controversial calls deciding the outcomes of playoff games may be bad for football, but it makes for some pretty good memes.