NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finally addressed that missed pass interference call. That moment has become the most controversial missed pass interference call in NFL history. As the NFC Championship game was winding down, the New Orleans Saints were marching down the field. Brees was in the red zone when Drew Brees sent a pass on third down. Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman threw himself into the receiver, committing a pass interference and even a roughing the passer penalty. However, refs failed to make the right calls, angering not just fans but the entire New Orleans Saints organization.

The refs missed call - cheated the Saints out of a Super Bowl

Yahoo Sports says, because of the ref's failure, the Saints were forced to kick a field goal, giving the Rams time to drive down the field, scoring a field goal and sending the game into overtime. The Rams ended up winning and punching their ticket to the Super Bowl. Saints fans are furious and have filed lawsuits against the NFL, bought billboards in Atlanta, and some bars and restaurants are refusing to show the Super Bowl.

Saints head coach Sean Payton delivered his own end of the year press conference. Just four days before the Super Bowl, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell finally broke his silence on the missed call. Goodell admitted the NFL needs to do better, moving forward, but no further action needs to be taken. Goodell spoke to Payton, the team, and players and said he understands their frustration.

Roger Goodell admitted mistakes were made but no foul intentions

Goodell says the league has the best referees in the world.

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The refs in the NFC championship game just made a big mistake at a horrible time. Roger Goodell says he feels awful for the Saints but does not question the referees' integrity or intentions, calling it an honest mistake.

Goodell's actions are unlikely to calm down the angry fans and Saints players. Goodell refused to consider replaying the championship game, but that the league would discuss expanding the video replay system this offseason.

CBS Sports acknowledged Goodell stopped short of giving specifics on how the officiating problems would be addressed. He also did not make any guarantees about making massive changes when it comes to officiating and replays. The commissioner also did not explain why hey stayed so quiet before speaking out about the missed penalty. We shall see what happens moving forward and what the upcoming offseason will bring in response to this fiasco.

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