Most NFL penalties are clear as crystal and seem OK, whether it's offsides, premature move, or pass interference.
Rainy circumstances constrained the two teams to get somewhat imaginative to manage the dousing wet field conditions.
During warmups, the two teams create problem to kick the ball.
so prior to endeavoring a long field objective in the subsequent quarter, holder Trenton Gill drew out a towel to attempt to get dry the field.
Sadly, for Gill and the Bears, he was hit with an unsportsmanlike direct penalty.
since evidently, it's against the law to bring a towel onto the field, by rule.
The 15-yard penalty was exorbitant as it removed the Bears from field objective reach, compelling them to dropkick.
The Bears eventually dominated the match 19-10.