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The NFL Has a Penalty Problem: Penalty flags have made the game... Nearly Unwatchable

The NFL has created a game that is different than ever before.

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This is not simply a complaint post, but instead this is a look at the reality of where the NFL is as a whole.

While the Arizona Cardinals and their fans were disappointed by the officiating on Sunday in their loss to the Carolina Panthers, and rightfully so, the NFL’s product has become a slodge of penalty flags between plays happening.

All it takes is a turn around the in order to see what the hell is wrong with the NFL and why the product itself is down in viewership and overall product.

It is not just the Arizona Cardinals fans, it is nearly every fan base in the NFL having to deal with a penalty occurring on seemingly every play.

Richard Sherman gets away with a lot, Arizona Cardinals fans know for sure, but today seemed rather egregious.

It is a continued episode every week.

Yet, today we saw a record, and thankfully, the better team still won:

I summed up my feelings in today’s game against the Panthers, and it has little to nothing to do with the Cardinals losing:

The product is still strong, but the flow of the game makes watching on television... Just not enjoyable.