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Refs gain 310 yards on Packers, Ravens

Week 13: Ravens at Packers

The Ravens and Packers gave the spotlight to the officials on Monday Night Football, as both teams were assessed a combined 310 yards in penalties, tied for second all-time. The Ravens, while being penalized 175, managed to outdo the referees by 10 yards with 185 yards total offense. Several pass interference fouls lead to the high yardage totals.

The MNF team was also quick to point out that the Buccaneers—Seahawks game from 1976 was the sixth week of both teams’ inaugural season.

  • 374 — Cleveland Browns (209) vs. Chicago Bears (165), Nov. 25, 1951
  • 310 — Baltimore Ravens (175) vs. Green Bay Packers (135), Dec. 7, 2009
  • 310 — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (190) vs. Seattle Seahawks (120), Oct. 17, 1976
  • 309 — Green Bay Packers (184) vs. Boston Yanks (125), Oct. 21, 1945
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Ben Austro
Ben Austro is the editor and founder of Football Zebras and the author of So You Think You Know Football?: The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Official Rules (on sale now)

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