Re: PFT.com: Pereira Says Offensive Holding Penatlies Will Rise in 2009
Originally Posted by revefsreleets
687/32 =21.5 per team.
WAIT a second.
687/30 (The Patriots and Colts don't GET called for holding) = 22.9
Add the 300 calls this year, and that means that the average NFL team NOT named the Patriots or Colts will have 25% MORE holding penalties, or about 33 as opposed to 23 per year. That's probably 10 extra drives a year that get stalled out per team. That could HURT. Then again, since Harrison gets HELD 25 times a game, if they CALL 25% more, we can look forward to our defense being the BENEFICIARY of 5 extra holding calls a game. Sweet!
Whatever he said...
After reading the idiotic threads over the past couple of weeks, I ask the question - "Who is worse...Steeler fans or Eagles fans?" Keep in mind that Eagle fans do not know what it's like to win a SB much less 6 and 2 this decade.