Waive that flag: Is this still a thing? (NFL 2017 week seven penalty update)

The only thing tougher to keep up with than this penalty-induced stop-and-start NFL season appears to be this series tracking those penalties. After a couple weeks off, it’s time to find out whether (mixed metaphor warning) 2017’s historic* penalty trend is continuing or flagging.

nfl penalty flag data 10-26-17Although the flag rate this season is falling, it continues to be higher than ever. With penalties trending up and viewership ratings trending down, one continues to wonder when the NFL will get the memo and let the players play.

 

* The NFL Penalty Tracker has data going back to the 2009 season.

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Previously
Waive that flag: Alberto’s favorite things (NFL 2017 week three penalty update)
Waive that flag: NFL week two penalty update (2017)

Waive that flag: The NFL returns with zebras on parade

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