Situation: 2nd and 4 for the Skins from the Bears’ 49 yard line. RG3 drops back to pass, and Adam Gettis holds Henry Melton 7 yards behind the line of scrimmage, at the 44 (see the flag)…
“Holding, #73, 10 yard penalty, we’ll repeat the down.” OK, so far so good.
In the NFL, you walk off the 10 yards from the original line of scrimmage, as… oh, let’s estimate that 95% of NFL fans know.
Unfortunately, at whatever level this officiating crew formerly/currently works, they mark off 10 yards from the spot of the foul, as the Skins lined up at their own 34 on the next play, instead of their own 41, where they should have: