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Postseason penalty breakdown for 2015 Patriots: Did Denver noise play role in dramatic increase in false starts? 01.26.16 at 12:11 pm ET
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In their two postseason games, the Patriots had 13 penalties for 77 yards. Here’s a breakdown of the flags that went against the Patriots this season — as always, these do not include penalties that were declined or offset.

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Following the flags: Patriots were one of least-penalized teams in NFL in 2015 regular season 01.04.16 at 1:27 pm ET
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Over the course of the 2015 regular season, the Patriots were called for 96 penalties for 860 yards. That’s the fifth-fewest penalty total in the league, and the ninth-fewest when it comes to yardage against. On Sunday against the Dolphins, they were whistled for seven penalties for 41 yards. Here’s a breakdown of the flags that went against the Patriots this season — as always, these do not include penalties that were declined or offset.

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Patriots set season-low for penalties, penalty yardage against Jets 12.29.15 at 12:46 pm ET
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Through 15 games, the Patriots have been called for 89 penalties for 819 yards. That’s the fifth-fewest penalty total in the league, and the ninth-fewest when it comes to yardage against. On Sunday against the Jets, they were whistled for one penalty for seven yards, a season-low in both departments. Here’s a breakdown of the flags that have gone against the Patriots this season — as always, these do not include penalties that were declined or offset.

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Following the flags: How long has it been since Rob Gronkowski was last called for offensive pass interference? 12.23.15 at 6:15 am ET
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Through 14 games, the Patriots have been called for 88 penalties for 812 yards. On Sunday against Tennessee, they were whistled for five penalties for 35 yards. Here’s a breakdown of the flags that have gone against the Patriots this season — as always, these do not include penalties that were declined or offset.

(For the record, it’s now been three full games since Rob Gronkowski was called for offensive pass interference. Of course, he didn’t play in one of those games, but it’s still worth noting that the last OPI call that went against the big tight came at the end of the Nov. 29 loss to the Broncos. His current flag-free run ties his longest stretch of the season without an OPI against him, a run that included the three-game stretch from Oct. 11 through Oct. 25. We’ll see if the streak continues this weekend against the Jets.)

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Following the flags: Which member of Patriots has been penalized most this season? 12.15.15 at 8:00 am ET
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Through 13 games, the Patriots have been called for 83 penalties (sixth-fewest in the league) for 777 yards (20th fewest in the NFL). On Sunday against Houston, they were whistled for a six penalties for 46 yards. Here’s a breakdown of the flags that have gone against the Patriots this season, not including penalties that were declined or offset.

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What has been most common penalty called on Patriots this season? 12.08.15 at 12:50 pm ET
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Through 12 games, the Patriots have been called for 77 penalties (seventh-fewest in the league) for 731 yards (19th fewest in the NFL). On Sunday, they were whistled for a season-low three penalties in the loss to the Eagles. In addition, the 30 penalty yards assessed tied for New England’s lowest total in a game this season. Here’s a breakdown of the flags that have gone against the Patriots this season, not including penalties that were declined or offset.

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Following the flags: As a team, Patriots middle of the pack when it comes to penalties in 2015 12.01.15 at 7:55 pm ET
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Through 11 games, the Patriots have been called for 74 penalties (18th most) for 701 yards (12th most). Here’€™s a breakdown of the flags that have gone against New England, not including penalties that were declined or offset.

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