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Following the flags: Tracking Patriots penalties for the 2013 season

09.14.13 at 7:30 am ET

Through two weeks, the Patriots have been flagged for seven penalties for a total of 66 yards. Here’€™s a breakdown of the calls that have gone against the Patriots, not including penalties that were declined or offset:

Most penalized players, listed by total flags and with total yardage lost:
CB Alfonzo Dennard: one penalty (unnecessary roughness), 15 yards
LB Jerod Mayo: one penalty (unnecessary roughness), 15 yards
DL Chandler Jones: one penalty (roughing the passer), 15 yards
OL Logan Mankins: one penalty (offensive holding), 10 yards
OL Dan Connolly: one penalty (false start), 5 yards
OL Nate Solder: one penalty (false start), 5 yards
OL Marcus Cannon: one penalty (false start), 1 yard

Most penalized by position
Offensive line: 21 yards
Cornerback: 15 yards
Linebacker: 15 yards
Defensive line: 15 yards

Most frequently called penalties
False start: Three
Unnecessary roughness: Two
Offensive holding: One
Roughing the passer: One

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