New Orleans stages anti-Super Bowl protests, complete with parades, voodoo dolls

New Orleans stages anti-Super Bowl protests, complete with parades, voodoo dolls

February 4, 2019

New Orleans Saints fans are still bitter the Los Angeles Rams are playing in Super Bowl LIII while their team sits at home. 

Two weeks after a controversial no-call likely cost their team an opportunity to face the New England Patriots in Atlanta, black and gold-clad fans lined the streets of New Orleans on Sunday in protest. 

From funeral parades to outdoor parties to bars refusing to show the big game on their TVs, Saints supporters aren't letting go of their outrage anytime soon. 

“We throw a party for every event,” lifelong Saints fan Lauren Braden told NBC News. “We throw parties in the streets for funerals, so we have a different mentality than most people.”

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