In the opinion of many around the football world, this was the most high-profile blown call in NFL history.
Turner and Cavaletto were questioned about the call in the officials' locker room immediately after the game by NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron, according to a league source.
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But one source pointed out that, with that crew having worked the first Rams-Saints game of the season, it made sense for it to work the second.
But the NFL also has been more than leery of any perception of impropriety in the past.
There is a perception of bias that the league either ignored or was blind to when it assigned this crew to this game.
It ultimately could wind up influencing officiating assignments in the future, according to a league source, to make sure a scenario like this does not happen again."The NFL put [itself] in a bad situation," one officiating source told ESPN.
Phoenix resident and former NFL referee Ed Hochuli would routinely not be assigned Cardinals home games, and San Diego resident and former NFL referee Mike Carey would routinely not be assigned Chargers home games.
But for an NFC Championship Game that had a heavy Southern California presence in the officiating crew, there is a sense in the officiating community that the NFL should have taken steps to avoid any perception of impropriety.