A look at defensive penalties stats

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  1. bostonia3333

    bostonia3333 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    The Colts are the least penalized team in the NFL when it comes to giving another team a first down via penalty. The Colts have only been called for 9 first down penalties all season. A remarkably disciplined team.

    Pats aren't too bad with 11 first down penalties--I think there was one we would like to have back though.

    Speaking of Houston, the last two games against Indy, they have had 23 penalties for 232 yards.... Talk about a team melting under pressure.

    2009 NFL Team Downs Stats - National Football League - ESPN
  2. makoute

    makoute In the Starting Line-Up

    Speaking of Houston, those PI calls against were crap, but then again this is the colts.
  3. Satchboogie3

    Satchboogie3 In the Starting Line-Up

    Is it just by coincidence that teams that play in Indy get penalized WAY more than the Colts and it happens to teams that are otherwise low-penalized teams.
  4. Willie55

    Willie55 In the Starting Line-Up

    Bogus pass interference calls drive me nuts because of them being a spot foul and it seems the Colts always get them. It must be Polian chirping in somebodies ear.
  5. PatsBoy12

    PatsBoy12 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I think all 11 came against the Colts via PI calls.:cool:
  6. abdul7

    abdul7 On the Game Day Roster

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    I nearly threw the tv remote against the wall last night when that PI call was made against Houston,,started shouting and my wife coudnt understand why i was making such an uproar since the Patriots wernt playing !! I watch a lot and i mean a lot of games because i enjoy the NFL, but why is it only the Colts get these calls ???
    The second PI call in the Endzone was a clear one but the first one to move the Colts 45 yards was outrageaus even the commentaters i dont who were so puzzled !! well that was the turning point for me in the game, with Houston leading 20-7 in the 3rd quarter. That really gave the Colts more confidence after they scored that TD.
    Look i think the Colts are a very good team and its not me hating them for the rivalry but these calls are making me think now maybe ,,just maybe there is something there just not right. I will never forget that bogus call against Troy in that AFC Game which also swung the game for the Colts. Peace. Abdul
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