Saturday, November 28, 2015

Eagles' weekly penalty count

The Eagles had eight penalties for 46 yards during their win over the Bears: five on offense, two on defense and one on special teams.

Eagles' weekly penalty count


The Eagles had eight penalties for 46 yards during their win over the Bears: five on offense, two on defense and one on special teams.

Jason Peters was called for two (a false start and tripping), making him the team leader now with six on the season.

Dimitri Patterson was also flagged twice.

The Eagles are fourth in the league with 75 penalties on the season. They are third in the NFL with 599 penalty yards.

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Later today we'll provide the NFC East snapshot.

Here's the breakdown on the season:

Number of penalties

Jason Peters - 6
Moise Fokou - 5
Stacy Andrews - 5
Todd Herremans - 4
Dimitri Patterson - 4
Nick Cole - 3
DeSean Jackson - 3
Darren Howard - 3
Asante Samuel – 3
Winston Justice - 3
Sean Jones - 2
Macho Harris – 2
Quintin Demps - 2
Jason Babin - 2
Donovan McNabb - 2
Jeremy Maclin - 2
Jason Avant – 2
Tracy White – 2
Trent Cole - 2
Juqua Parker - 2
Leonard Weaver – 2
Chris Clemons - 1
Joselio Hanson - 1
Mike Patterson - 1
Eldra Buckley – 1
Chris Gocong – 1
Victor Abiamiri - 1
Sheldon Brown - 1
Jeremiah Trotter - 1
Ramzee Robinson - 1
Will Witherspoon - 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. And the team was whistled for an illegal substitution in Week 11. Penalties that were declined were not included in the breakdown.

Penalty yards

Fokou - 58
Samuel - 43
Peters - 40
D. Jackson – 30
Harris – 30
Avant - 30
Andrews – 25
Maclin - 25
Gocong - 24
Demps – 22
Herremans - 22
D. Patterson - 21
Babin - 20
Parker - 20
White - 16
Jones - 15
Howard - 15
N. Cole - 15
Justice - 15
Abiamiri -12
Clemons - 11
McNabb - 10
T. Cole - 10
Weaver - 8
Howard – 7
M. Patterson - 5
Hanson - 5
Buckley - 5
S. Brown - 5
Trotter - 5
Robinson - 5
Witherspoon - 5

By unit

Offense – 31 for 207
Defense – 26 for 210
Special teams – 18 for 152
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