REPORT: NFL rule allows Commissioner Roger Goodell to reverse outcome of Saints-Rams game

Roger Goodell (File/AP Photo)
Roger Goodell (File/AP Photo)
Updated: Jan. 21, 2019 at 10:33 AM CST
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UNDATED (WAFB) - A “pretty insane and broad rule in the NFL rule book" allows Commissioner Roger Goodell to reverse or reschedule the outcome of the matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams, according to a report.

The rule was brought up in reference to the no-call on a pass interference and helmet-to-helmet play against the Rams. reported “Goodell could either tell the Rams ‘sorry’ and send the Saints to the Super Bowl or he could make them play the NFC Championship Game again.”


The rule reads:

It was noted the provision falls under Rule 17, Section 2, Article 1. However, many believe it is unlikely that Goodell would use it.

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