New Orleans Saints fans are shouting it in billboards and in court filings: “Saints got Robbed.”
You know who’s not hearing it? Sports figures.
Minnesota linebacker Anthony Barr told TMZ Sports a lawsuit filed by a Louisiana attorney against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell over a controversial missed call in the Saints’ NFC championship loss to the Los Angeles Rams was a bad decision.
“Take your L and keep pushing,”Barr said. “It happens. It’s unfortunate, but it’s the world we live in. It’s not perfect.”
Former Braves infielder Micah Johnson wrote on Twitter: “If Saints fans can file a lawsuit because of blown call... I got some umpires I’m about to take to court.”
Braves Hall of Fame third baseman Chipper Jones retorted with an enthusiastic: “Tru Dat!” (A pun on the Saints’ Who Dat? chant.)
They weren’t the only ones. A few teams and sports figures echoed the sentiment: