Referee Bill Vinovich, who handled the regular season shootout between the Rams and Saints, will again see the teams tango this Sunday with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Many Rams fans were infuriated when Vinovich’s crew seemingly blew a call by not awarding Johnny Hekker a first down on a fake punt at a crucial juncture in the game. One Rams fan is taking matters into his own hands and has started a campaign to get Vinovich removed from the game. See what his plan is and how you might be able to contribute.
There’s been plenty made about all the coaching opportunities that Sean McVay’s assistants have received lately. The Ringer explores why this week’s final four justifies looking for a head coach who knows offense.
Andrew Whitworth stopped by the Rich Eisen Show to discuss a number of topics, including Sosa’s tweet, the Dallas Cowboys’ tells, bulletin board material, CJ Anderson, and this week’s matchup with the Saints of New Orleans.
Mike Martz thinks that all the teams hiring Sean McVay disciples will be disappointed, for there is only one Sean McVay on this planet. Many will recall Mike Martz was rather critical of the McVay hire in the first place though, so you may feel inclined to take what Martz says and toss it in the nearest dumpster.
The OC Register’s Rich Hammond gives some opinions on how the Rams will be able to get over on the New Orleans Saints when they have their rematch Sunday. Rich has done some of the better work in the LA media since the teams return in 2016.
Both conference championship games will be rematches of regular season thrillers, but how much will that matter and how much have the four teams changed since then?
Rodger Saffold earns his first career playoff win I The Rams Official Site
Rodger Saffold has been a Ram since 2010, longer than any of his teammates and has had to absorb plenty of disappointment. But good things happen to those who hang in there, and on Saturday Rodger enjoyed his first playoff victory. Hopefully he comes back for seconds this week at the Superdome.