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Team Penalties Per Game: 2016 NFL Season

Penalties are part of every football game, but an excessive amount can be crippling to a team because it can kill offensive drives, or keep the opponent's drive alive. In an average NFL football game, the officials will call around 12-14 total penalties per game (both teams combined).  See our article on the average number of penalties in an NFL Game 


CHANGE SEASON: 
NFL Team Penalties Per Game
TeamOffensive Penalties Per GameDefensive Penalties Per GamePenalties Per GamePenalties Per Play
1Oakland Raiders5.83.49.20.14
2Jacksonville Jaguars4.33.88.10.12
3Los Angeles Rams4.53.47.90.13
4Baltimore Ravens4.83.17.80.12
5Miami Dolphins3.64.37.80.14
6Denver Broncos3.83.67.40.12
7Seattle Seahawks4.23.17.30.12
8Philadelphia Eagles3.93.17.10.10
9Pittsburgh Steelers4.62.47.10.11
10Buffalo Bills3.93.17.00.11
11Tennessee Titans4.12.86.90.11
12Washington Redskins4.02.96.90.11
13Chicago Bears4.12.86.90.11
14Tampa Bay Buccaneers4.72.16.80.10
15Kansas City Chiefs4.12.76.80.11
16New Orleans Saints3.73.06.70.10
17San Diego Chargers3.82.96.70.11
18Dallas Cowboys3.82.86.60.10
19Arizona Cardinals3.82.76.50.10
20Atlanta Falcons3.82.86.50.10
21Minnesota Vikings3.82.66.40.10
22Indianapolis Colts3.42.96.40.10
23Green Bay Packers3.52.86.30.10
24Detroit Lions3.62.76.30.10
25San Francisco 49ers3.13.16.20.10
26Carolina Panthers4.21.96.10.09
27Cleveland Browns3.92.05.90.10
28New York Jets3.12.75.80.09
29New England Patriots4.01.85.80.09
30New York Giants3.42.15.50.09
31Cincinnati Bengals3.12.45.50.08
32Houston Texans2.62.95.40.08
Team Penalties Per Game By Season:
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