(Meredith) -- An optometry office in Louisiana is offering free eye exams to NFL referees after the New Orleans Saints lost to the Los Angeles Rams in Sunday's NFC championship game.
Louisiana Family Eyecare posted to the company's official Facebook page saying, "After having time to consider things we will GLADLY provide no cost eye exams to all NFL officials prior to next season to prevent the atrocity that occurred tonight. We would hate for someone else to feel our pain. #eyeexamsforallNFLofficials"
The post was in response to a much-criticized no-call during the final quarter of the championship game. Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman tackled the intended Saints' receiver, Tommylee Lewis, well before the pass arrived. Many claimed the tackle was also in violation of the league's rule preventing helmet to helmet contact. However, no penalty was called.
The penalty would have given New Orleans enough time to secure the game, but instead the Rams were able to kick a 57 yard field goal to win 26 to 23.