The Patriots were were flagged for 57 accepted penalties during the 2008 season, which set an NFL record for the fewest over a 16-game season. Including declined and offsetting penalties, the Patriots were flagged 72 times.
Which players were penalized the most?
OLB Mike Vrabel led the Patriots, as he was penalized six times over the course of the season (including declined and offsetting penalties). Vrabel was flagged four times for being offside, and was also penalized for unnecessary roughness and defensive holding.
A look at the Patriots penalized most in 2008: