The Cowboys and Raiders combined for an absurd amount of penalties in the sloppiest game

Yep, it wasn’t just you, or the Thanksgiving meal taking over your brain.

The Dallas Cowboys and Las Vegas Raiders combined for SO. MANY. PENALTIES. Yellow flags everywhere!

Even toward the end, when the Raiders lined up for what would eventually be game-winning field goal in overtime, there were three penalties alone — one for a false start and two neutral zone infractions on the Cowboys before Daniel Carlson booted a 29-yarder.

So just how many penalties are we talking here? And for how much yardage? Glad you asked! Here are some stats with the final tallies and how they stack up historically:

28 penalties: The most in a regular-season game in the last five seasons.

276 penalty yards: The third-most in a game in the last 10 seasons.

I’ll be telling my grandkids about that officiating performance in 25 years. A heartfelt thank you. That is why we watch.

— Sheil Kapadia (@SheilKapadia) November 26, 2021

28 penalties..for 276 yards

— trey wingo (@wingoz) November 26, 2021

The Cowboys had 60 penalty yards in the 1st quarter. That is their most in a 1st quarter since 2002 Week 1 against the Texans.

It’s the most by any team in a 1st quarter since 2018.

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 25, 2021

Cowboys came into NFL existence in 1960. Today, they were penalized 14 times for 166 yards, setting a franchise record for most penalty yards in a game.

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They lost to Raiders in overtime, 36-33.

— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) November 26, 2021



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