personal foul :
- n a foul that involves unnecessarily rough contact (as in basketball or football)
News & Articles
- Lions lose their cool in loss to Browns
The Lions aren’t getting arrested at the rate they used to, but they’re still running afoul of the on-field law. They were hit with three 15-yard penalties in last night’s loss to the Browns, and they were clearly struggling with their inability to keep their cool. “Any time you have personal foul penalties, that’s a…
Aug. 16, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
- Fear not: Gronk spikes are still legal
The NFL will increase its emphasis on taunting penalties this season, and spiking the ball was used as an example. That, obviously, led to the belief that Rob Gronkowski could no longer slam the ball to the ground after scoring a touchdown. Not to worry. An NFL officiating crew held its annual media seminar at Gillette Stadium today and said Gronkowski would only draw a personal foul penalty if ...
Aug. 16, 2013 - Boston Herald
- Detroit Lions' starters embarrassed in preseason loss to Cleveland Browns
The Lions' starters couldn't get anything going on offense, were shredded on defense and committed three personal foul penalties in the loss.
Aug. 16, 2013 - The Jackson Citizen Patriot