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Not surprisingly, O-linemen, DBs flagged most

Posted by Chris Brown on July 25, 2016 – 12:00 pm

Over the 2014 and 2015 seasons put together a comprehensive study of the penalties assessed in every game in the NFL. What they found certainly wasn’t surprising when it came to the position groups that committed the most infraction.

They found that over those two seasons, offensive linemen were flagged most often with more than 1,700 accepted. Defensive backs were second with almost 1,600. Linebackers and defensive linemen were the next position groups on the list, but had about half the assessed penalties that the O-linemen and DBs had over that span.


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