The Patriots have been called for 22 accepted penalties this season. Five other penalties have been called that were declined by the opposition.
With 27 penalties in seven games, the Patriots have been flagged an average of 3.85 times per game, which is impressive.
The league recently reassigned one penalty from the Broncos game, changing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Vince Wilfork and assessing it to James Sanders after his interception.
Breaking down those 27 penalties, by specific call and by player flagged:
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* penalty was intentionally taken to create more room for a punt
** no longer with team
*** the Patriots as a team were flagged for two penalties