The Rams beat the Saints 26–23 on a 57-yard field goal in overtime in the NFC Championship on Sunday.
The Rams never led in the game until the end. In the final minutes, the game was tied 20–20 as the Saints led a drive downfield. On a third-and-10 situation with the Saints on the Rams 13-yard line, quarterback Drew Brees threw an incomplete pass to Tommy Lee Lewis. But the Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman appeared to interfere. The Saints then settled for a field goal to make the score 23–20 and Los Angeles had one last drive attempt.
Los Angeles sent the game to overtime after making a field goal in the last 15 seconds. Brees threw an intereption in overtime to give the Rams back the ball to set up the Zuerlein kick.
The wild ending, including a controversial no-pass interference call, sent Twitter into a frenzy.
I’m speechless. Greg the Leg is the new Vinatieri. Who’s up for a Pats-Rams Super Bowl rematch?????????— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) January 20, 2019
If they make PI a reviewable play next year, you’ll know why— Jerry Palm (@jppalmCBS) January 20, 2019
Now that the Rams won, could we have a Kansas City-St. Louis Super Bowl?— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) January 20, 2019
Great game by both teams but that missed PI by the Rams during regulation was their saving grace... Can’t miss that call. Congrats to them for winning.— Jurassic Myles🦖 (@MylesLGarrett) January 20, 2019
What’s up with the overly emotional Rams fans? Are they from St. Louis or LA? I have lots of questions.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 20, 2019
The Rams will next face the winner of the AFC Championship between the Chiefs and Patriots.