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Penalty check: The guilty parties

11/2/2012

At the halfway point, the Jets have committed 51 penalties for 475 yards. Ten teams have been flagged more often than the Jets, only seven teams for more yardage. Here's a list of the Jets' multiple offenders:

CB Antonio Cromartie -- 6 penalties for 81 yards

CB Kyle Wilson -- 5 for 44 (1 declined)

S LaRon Landry -- 3 for 28 (1 declined)

DE Muhammad Wilkerson -- 3 for 20

RG Brandon Moore -- 3 for 20

QB Mark Sanchez -- 3 for 20 (1 declined)

S Antonio Allen -- 2 for 43

S Eric Smith -- 2 for 30

DE Quinton Coples -- 2 for 24

C Nick Mangold -- 2 for 20

LG Matt Slauson -- 2 for 10

CB Isaiah Trufant -- 2 for 10

LB Bart Scott -- 2 for 6

Here's a breakdown of the penalties:

False start -- 9 for 44

Defensive pass interference -- 7 for 123

Offensive holding -- 7 for 70

Unnecessary roughness -- 4 for 58

Defensive holding -- 4 for 11 (1 declined)

Roughing the passer -- 3 for 34

Delay of Game -- 3 for 15

Illegal contact -- 3 for 15

Facemask -- 2 for 30

Illegal block above the waist -- 2 for 10 (1 declined)

Illegal touch kick -- 2 for 10

Defensive offsides -- 2 for 5 (1 declined)

Horse-collar tackle -- 1 for 15

Roughing the kicker -- 1 for 15

Defensive 12 men on field -- 1 for 5

Encroachment -- 1 for 5

Illegal substitution -- 1 for 5

Offensive offsides -- 1 for 5

Illegal kick -- 1 for 0 (1 declined)

Personal foul -- 1 for 0 (1 declined)

Source: NFL