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Sports Brady turns off flag-filled TNF due to 'ridiculous penalties'

15:16  20 september  2019
15:16  20 september  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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I'm turning off this game I can't watch these ridiculous penalties anymore #TENvsJAC. In Weeks 1-2, there were 178 flags for offensive holding, a 66% increase from the same time period last season. That spike powered a 16.2% increase in total penalties compared to Weeks 1-2 of last season, as

I’m turning off this game I can’t watch these ridiculous penalties anymore #TENvsJAC. Just ask Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan, who said that he was told to “stay off ” Brady by an official. Like most of the viewing audience, Tom Brady had simply had enough with the flag fest that was

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Tom Brady was speaking for the entire football world on Thursday night.

As the first half of a prime-time affair between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars dragged on, with penalty after penalty slowing play to a crawl, the future Hall of Famer took to Twitter to air his frustrations.

Tennessee and Jacksonville generated 15 flags entering halftime, an average of one every two minutes of action.

Frustrating the audience most on this night, in addition to a controversial roughing the passer call, was the effect of an increased focus on holding penalties.

According to the FOX broadcast, NFL officials made 179 holding calls over the first two weeks of the season, which is 70 more than at that point in 2018.

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