By Monday, thousands had signed an online petition pleading NFL commissioner Rodger Goodell for a rematch of the NFC Championship game. The petition reads:
Refs missed a blatant pass interference call against the Los Angeles Rams late in fourth quarter of Jan. 20 NFC Championship game, possibly costing New Orleans Saints a trip to the Super Bowl. Due to refs' inability to properly officiate at the game, we the undersigned want a re-match against L.A. on Sunday, Jan. 27. It's the only fair solution to this travesty of epic proportions.
New Orleans rapper Choppa, who penned the Saints’ season anthem “Choppa Style,” joined in the plea with an Instagram post saying this was no ordinary game, because of the Super Bowl implications: