Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/24/11
Penalties are nothing new to the Oakland Raiders franchise but first year head coach Hue Jackson has had enough. The Raiders were flagged 117 yards last week against the Minnesota Vikings and most of the calls were absurd and questionable. Tommy Kelly was the victim of one of these erroneous calls on a beautiful play in which he anticipated a move by Viking quarterback Cristian Ponder, and leveled him with one arm. Aaron Curry, the former 4th round overall pick by the Seattle Seahawks, who is enjoying his rebirth after being traded to the silver and Black this year, has been the victim of several questionable calls. He was flagged for unnecessary roughness on what looked like a clean tackle of tight end Kyle Rudolph in the first quarter. He was also the victim of a questionable personal foul, which eventually cost him $20,000, on a hit to Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos in Week 9.
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