Monday, November 30, 2015

Eagles' weekly penalty count

The Eagles had five penalties for 45 yards Sunday against the Giants.

Eagles' weekly penalty count


The Eagles had five penalties for 45 yards Sunday against the Giants.

Jason Peters was called for holding in the first quarter to negate a touchdown to Brent Celek. But Celek ended up catching another one minutes later.

Jason Babin was whistled for a 15-yard horse collar, chasing Eli Manning out of bounds.

Stacy Andrews had a false start, Sheldon Brown was offsides and Moise Fokou held on a special teams play. It was Brown's first penalty of the season.

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The Birds also had a couple offsetting penalties, including one on Sean Jones for pass interference.

Overall, two on offense, two on defense and one on special teams.

Here's the breakdown on the season:

Number of penalties

Stacy Andrews - 5
Nick Cole - 3
DeSean Jackson - 3
Darren Howard - 3
Jason Peters - 3
Todd Herremans - 2
Sean Jones - 2
Asante Samuel – 2
Macho Harris – 2
Quintin Demps - 2
Jason Babin - 2
Donovan McNabb - 2
Moise Fokou - 2
Winston Justice - 1
Mike Patterson - 1
Juqua Parker - 1
Chris Clemons - 1
Joselio Hanson - 1
Leonard Weaver – 1
Jason Avant – 1
Tracy White – 1
Trent Cole - 1
Eldra Buckley – 1
Dimitri Patterson - 1
Chris Gocong – 1
Victor Abiamiri - 1
Sheldon Brown - 1

Note: The Eagles' defense was called for an offsides in Week 1 (officially 6 yards), but it was not attributed to any one player. The 'D' was also called for a 5-yard illegal contact penalty in Week 6 and an offsides in Week 7. Penalties that were declined were not included in the breakdown.

Penalty yards

D. Jackson – 30
Harris – 30
Samuel - 28
Andrews – 25
Gocong - 24
Demps – 22
Babin - 20
Peters - 20
Fokou - 20
Parker - 15
Avant - 15
Jones - 15
Howard - 15
N. Cole - 15
Abiamiri -12
Clemons - 11
McNabb - 10
Herremans - 7
Howard – 7
White - 6
Justice - 5
M. Patterson - 5
Hanson - 5
D. Patterson - 5
Buckley - 5
T. Cole - 5
S. Brown - 5
Weaver - 3

By unit

Offense – 19 for 112
Defense – 18 for 172
Special teams – 13 for 117
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