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Almost Heroes: Sports Teams That Fell Just Short of Immortality

Darren - February 9, 2024
Sports

Almost Heroes: Sports Teams That Fell Just Short of Immortality

Darren - February 9, 2024

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L.A. Times

New Orleans Saints (2018)

Saints fans still consider this a massive injustice after one of the most controversial no-calls ever. New Orleans played the Rams in one of the most infamous games in NFL history. It was one of New Orleans’ most heartbreaking moments because they should have won this clash (via SBNation).

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Yes, they wasted opportunities but the officials also handed the game to the Rams. Corner Nickell Robey-Coleman’s pass interference went unpunished and this was the defining moment. The Rams won the NFC Championship and went to the Super Bowl, eventually losing to New England. Everybody knew that the Saints were a better team and should have been there.

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