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Penalty watch: No calls on offense

9/13/2012

One aspect that pleased Patriots coach Bill Belichick in the team's season-opening win was the lack of penalties. The Patriots were flagged for just four penalties (one was declined) and all were on defense.

The breakdown (includes declined penalties):

Penalty count

Ras-I Dowling -- 1

Chandler Jones -- 1

Jerod Mayo -- 1

Brandon Spikes -- 1

Most called penalties

Defensive pass interference -- 2

Defensive holding -- 1

Offside -- 1

Drawn holding penalties

Jermaine Cunningham -- 1

Devin McCourty (special teams/KO coverage) -- 1