The Texans are on a pace to commit the fewest penalties since the NFL went to a 16-game schedule in 1978. They’ve committed 16 penalties, 2.7 a game. They’re on a pace for 43. Last season, the Seahawks committed 59, an average of 3.7 a game, fewest since 1978.
By comparison, the Seahawks this season are averaging 4.83 penalties a game, which means they are on pace to commit 77 penalties this season, 18 more than they did last year.