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Penalty watch: Struggles at line

The Patriots were flagged for six accepted penalties in their season-opening victory over the Bengals. Through one week, that ties for 19th in the NFL.

The Patriots’ opponent this week, the Jets, had an NFL-high 14 penalties in Week 1.

Each week during the season, the Patriots’ penalties will be charted:

Penalty count

TE Alge Crumpler – 1

TE Rob Gronkowski -- 1

LB Gary Guyton – 1

C Dan Koppen – 1

DL Mike Wright -- 1

Team – 1

Penalties

Encroachment – 2

False start -- 2

Holding (offense) – 1

Illegal shift – 1