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The Los Angeles Rams need to beat the New Orleans Saints in Week 2 thanks to the new pass interference rule

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It’s the fate we deserve.

Los Angeles Rams CB Nickell Robey-Coleman successfully defends New Orleans Saints WR Tommylee Lewis with no penalty assessed in the NFC Championship, Jan. 20, 2019.
Los Angeles Rams CB Nickell Robey-Coleman successfully defends New Orleans Saints WR Tommylee Lewis with no penalty assessed in the NFC Championship, Jan. 20, 2019.
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Revenge Week continues!

On Monday, we looked at the Los Angeles Rams being targeted this year due to their success in 2018 and the biggest revenge games on the schedule. Yesterday, I looked at QB Jared Goff and his quest for validation in 2019 with the Super Bowl stinker as the backdrop.

But today, I want to look at a very specific vengeance we all know is coming. It’s the #1 game in that revenge schedule preview I looked at on Monday,

It’s Week 2 of this year.

The New Orleans Saints are coming to LA for a late afternoon game that should be a near-national broadcast on September 15, and they’re bringing ire with them. Pugnacious, indignant ire. They want to right a wrong that cannot be righted.

And so they should get their revenge. There needs to be a pass interference flag thrown on Rams CB Nickell Robey-Coleman to help the Saints finish a touchdown drive late in the fourth quarter.

And then the Rams should get a pass interference review in accordance with the new pass interference rules being implemented this year and set up a 1-yard field goal for K Greg Zuerlein to win the game.

Over the next week, teams and coaches will provide input based on the calls taking place today and yesterday to shape the specifics of the new rule. They’ll then craft the final language to be used in 2019:

And this is how it must be.

The Saints shall come to LA. The Rams shall have a play reviewed and pass interference shall be assessed on New Orleans. The Rams shall win.

And gumbo will be served.