The Lions have but to seek out their first win of the season, and half of their downfall in opposition to the Bears on Thanksgiving Day was attributable to penalties.
Quarterback Jared Goff didn’t maintain again when sharing his opinion on the holding calls. Detroit acquired six offensive holding flags, and had been even penalized twice on three straight performs.
“The false begins are completely on us,” Goff mentioned, per the Detroit Free Press. “These can’t occur, however you may name holding on each single play. It’s no excuse. We’ve performed it an excessive amount of and I do know these guys are exhausting on themselves [up] entrance, however again there they will throw that flag each play. To me, it appeared prefer it was slightly too typically on that decision.”
The quarterback acknowledged that the group did put themselves in powerful positions with false begins, however added that “the frequency of [the holding calls] I feel isn’t honest.”
In the meantime, the Bears had been solely flagged twice for offensive holding, however they did obtain a 3rd on particular groups.
Detroit left sort out Taylor Decker, who was on the receiving finish of two holding penalties, shared after the sport, “I can’t say I’ve been an element of it, however they referred to as them and that’s what issues. They had been calling it on each groups, each side of the ball. It simply is what it’s. In the event that they interpret it a sure manner they usually name it, like, we held. It’s what it’s. It killed us, it was killer.”
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