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Penalty watch: TEs pick up flags

The Patriots entered the fourth week of the NFL season tied for 13th in the league for fewest accepted penalties, with 16.

Center Dan Koppen (false start) and tight ends Alge Crumpler (offensive holding), Rob Gronkowski (offensive pass interference) and Aaron Hernandez (offensive pass interference) had the team's accepted penalties last week against the Bills.

Penalty count

CB Darius Butler -- 2

TE Alge Crumpler – 2

TE Rob Gronkowski -- 2

C Dan Koppen – 2

CB Kyle Arrington – 1

OLB Tully Banta-Cain -- 1

LB Gary Guyton – 1

TE Aaron Hernandez -- 1

P Zoltan Mesko -- 1

WR Brandon Tate -- 1

DL Mike Wright -- 1

Team – 1

Penalties

False start – 3

Defensive pass interference -- 2

Offensive pass interference -- 2

Holding (offense) – 2

Encroachment – 2

Delay of game – 1

Fair catch interference -- 1

Illegal formation -- 1

Illegal shift – 1

Unnecessary roughness -- 1