Retiring Saints tight end Benjamin Watson is calling out the commish. He’s asking the NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to “lead by example” and address Sunday’s officiating error that cost New Orleans a shot to reach the Super Bowl.
In a social media post, Watson tweeted:
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) January 24, 2019
Robey-Coleman admitted it was pass interference, and the NFL’s head of officials, Alberto Riveron, told Saints coach Sean Payton after the game that the officials “blew the call.”
Sean Payton Says NFL's Head of Officials Admitted Blown Call https://t.co/SPpcuq5KyX
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) January 21, 2019
The NFL’s lack of a response has been met with growing criticism from national media
And of course this video below doesn’t help.
Official Appeared To Wave Off Other Official For Flag During Sunday's No-Call https://t.co/nGJvIkToym
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) January 24, 2019
Watson missed Sunday’s game after recovering from appendicitis. He previously announced that this year will be his final season in the NFL.
Enjoy retirement Watson.
Hopefully Roger Goodell confronts this sooner than later.
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