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Statistics About The Most Penalty Yards In An Nfl Game

The average number of penalty yards assessed in an NFL game is around 80 yards.

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"The record for the most penalties in an NFL game is 37."

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"The highest number of penalty yards accumulated in a single NFL game is 374 yards."

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"The record for the most penalties by a team in a single season (158) is held by the Oakland Raiders in 2011."

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"The 1986 Chicago Bears are responsible for the second-highest penalty yards in a single game, with 209 yards."

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"The average number of penalty yards per game in the 2017 NFL season was 55.35 yards."

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"The Cleveland Browns had the highest average penalty yardage per game at 68.35 yards in 2017."

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"In the 1998 NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs were the least penalized team with an average of 41.44 penalty yards per game."

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"The New England Patriots accumulated the least average penalty yardage in the 2018 NFL season, averaging only 47.8 penalty yards per game."

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"The most penalty yards ever accumulated by a team in a Super Bowl is 106 yards by the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50."

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"The Denver Broncos are the team with the highest average penalty yards per season at 804.25 yards."

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"The Detroit Lions accumulated 17 penalties for 166 yards in a single game in 2016."

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"The NFL average for penalty yards per game in 2017 was 1,082.37 yards."

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"The Dallas Cowboys accrued the most penalties in a single game in the 2019 season with 14 penalties."

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"The Oakland Raiders hold the record for the most penalized team in an NFL season with 1,358 penalty yards."

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"The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers combined for 301 penalty yards in a single game in 2017, making it the seventh most penalized game in NFL history."

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"The Tampa Bay Buccaneers averaged 62.1 penalty yards per game in 2018."

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"The Pittsburgh Steelers holds the record for fewest penalty yards in a season with only 306 yards during the 1943 season."

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"The 2017 Seattle Seahawks boast the second-highest ever single-game penalty yard total in NFL playoff history with 145 yards."

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"The NFL team with the highest average penalty yards per game in the 2020 season was the New York Jets."

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