Thursday Night Football’s Titans-Jaguars game had a lot of flags, 20 in fact. With 15 of those penalties called in the first half, Tom Brady tweeted, “Too many penalties. Just let us play!!!!” and seven minutes later, “I’m turning off this game I can’t watch these ridiculous penalties anymore.” Through season’s first two weeks, there has been a 16.2% increase in penalties and a 66% increase in holding calls from this point last season. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell debate if officiating has turned into an NFL crisis.
Troy Aikman says the amount of penalties on the NFL is 'Nauseating'
Troy Aikman discussed the NFL’s state of officiating with Jimmy Traina on the SI Media Podcast, lamenting how it seems there is a penalty on seemingly every play. Aikman called it ‘nauseating,’ SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell assess the league’s mediating.