NFL Penalties - 2014 League Penalty Stats

League Totals

Note: "Beneficiary" means the team's opponent was called for the penalty. Offsetting and Declined penalties are not included in total count or yards.
Overall TotalPer Game
TeamPenalty CountPenalty YardsBeneficiary CountBeneficiary YardsNet CountNet YardsPre-snap CountDeclinedOffsettingPenalty CountPenalty YardsBeneficiary CountBeneficiary YardsPre-snap CountDeclinedOffsetting
Seattle8867348396-40-2774371861.184.36363.910.640.09
Green Bay64564747511018715725.8251.276.7368.271.360.640.18
New Orleans574987564518147201015.1845.276.8258.641.820.910.09
Atlanta70628705750-53221066.3657.096.3652.2720.910.55
Cincinnati685547361255824836.1850.366.6455.642.180.730.27
Baltimore66555776991114421131650.45763.551.911.180.09
Buffalo8168162508-19-173271147.3661.915.6446.182.4510.36
Chicago7769379733240281517637.1866.642.551.360.09
Houston615406955381320745.5549.096.2750.271.820.640.36
Washington83749947621113315107.5568.098.5569.272.820.450.91
Tennessee8071867530-13-188251197.2765.276.0948.182.2710.82
Kansas City52402725972019518624.7336.556.5554.271.640.550.18
Miami55456736621820626161541.456.6460.182.361.450.09
New England9583668578-27-258241248.64766.1852.552.181.090.36
N.Y. Jets7567559513-16-16228816.8261.365.3646.642.550.730.09
Oakland7558782676789291556.8253.367.4561.452.641.360.45
Philadelphia8167485779410530947.3661.277.7370.822.730.820.36
Jacksonville483748061032236142144.36347.2755.451.271.910.36
Pittsburgh8770267595-20-107291177.9163.826.0954.092.6410.64
Cleveland7759668539-9-5731144754.186.18492.821.270.36
Minnesota746178472410107221436.7356.097.6465.8221.270.27
St. Louis8379170533-13-258251137.5571.916.3648.452.2710.27
Dallas665066654303718102646649.361.640.910.18
San Francisco79621806111-10221637.1856.457.2755.5521.450.27
Tampa Bay8971376660-13-53342158.0964.826.91603.091.910.45
Carolina5955672592133623645.3650.556.5553.822.090.550.36
Indianapolis7059665550-5-46241646.3654.185.91502.181.450.36
Denver9680963487-33-32231828.7373.555.7344.272.820.730.18
Detroit8268176602-6-79231557.4561.916.9154.732.091.360.45
N.Y. Giants59470696141014422515.3642.736.2755.8220.450.09
Arizona685488579717249281226.1849.827.7372.452.551.090.18
San Diego6964586682173718946.2758.647.82621.640.820.36
Totals23341970823341970800795359112212.171791.62212.191791.6372.2932.6310.12

Penalty Counts

Note: The number in parentheses is number of penalties per game. "Beneficiary" means the team's opponent was called for the penalty. Declined and Offsetting penalties are ignored.
NameCountCount Per GameTotal YardsYards Per GameFewest FlagsWorst OffenderBiggest BeneficiarySmallest BeneficiaryOffsettingDeclined
Chop Block50.028740.425 Tied - ARI, CLE, HOU, JAC, NE (0.091)5 Tied - ARI, CLE, HOU, JAC, NE (0.091)5 Tied - CIN, DAL, HOU, OAK, PHI (0.091)5 Tied - CIN, DAL, HOU, OAK, PHI (0.091)00
Clipping60.034730.4154 Tied - DEN, HOU, NYJ, SF (0.091)Jacksonville (0.182)Tennessee (0.182)4 Tied - ARI, BUF, CIN, KC (0.091)00
Defensive 12 On-field260.1481090.61912 Tied - ATL, BUF, CHI, CIN, DAL, HOU, KC, MIA, NO, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.091)2 Tied - CLE, OAK (0.273)Green Bay (0.455)13 Tied - CAR, CLE, DAL, IND, KC, MIN, NO, OAK, PIT, SD, SF, STL, TEN (0.091)50
Defensive Delay of Game10.00650.028Cleveland (0.091)Cleveland (0.091)Tampa Bay (0.091)Tampa Bay (0.091)00
Defensive Holding1460.837204.091Kansas City (0.091)New England (1.091)2 Tied - DET, MIN (0.818)4 Tied - BUF, DAL, TB, TEN (0.182)7812
Defensive Offside850.4834002.2736 Tied - DAL, KC, MIN, NYG, TB, WAS (0.091)Seattle (0.727)Jacksonville (0.636)7 Tied - ARI, BUF, CHI, DAL, DEN, IND, NYG (0.091)422
Defensive Pass Interference1470.835267215.182Jacksonville (0.091)Tennessee (0.909)New England (0.909)4 Tied - KC, NYJ, SEA, TEN (0.091)175
Delay of Game890.5064282.4325 Tied - BAL, CAR, GB, PHI, SD (0.091)Tampa Bay (0.636)4 Tied - GB, PHI, PIT, TEN (0.545)8 Tied - BAL, CAR, CIN, MIN, NE, NYG, NYJ, SD (0.091)80
Disqualification30.017450.2563 Tied - CAR, IND, SD (0.091)3 Tied - CAR, IND, SD (0.091)3 Tied - CIN, GB, MIA (0.091)3 Tied - CIN, GB, MIA (0.091)05
Encroachment370.211781.0119 Tied - ATL, BAL, CIN, DAL, KC, MIA, MIN, NE, WAS (0.091)Tampa Bay (0.455)2 Tied - DEN, MIA (0.455)12 Tied - BAL, CIN, GB, HOU, JAC, NE, NO, PIT, SD, SEA, SF, STL (0.091)00
Face Mask (15 Yards)650.3698404.77312 Tied - ARI, ATL, BAL, CHI, DEN, GB, HOU, IND, MIA, NYG, NYJ, OAK (0.091)Pittsburgh (0.636)Tampa Bay (0.636)13 Tied - ATL, BUF, CAR, CHI, CLE, DEN, GB, MIN, NE, NO, NYJ, PIT, STL (0.091)21
Fair Catch Interference10.006150.085Arizona (0.091)Arizona (0.091)Washington (0.091)Washington (0.091)00
False Start4042.295194411.045Jacksonville (0.545)Seattle (1.818)Oakland (2)2 Tied - MIA, PIT (0.545)30
Horse Collar Tackle170.0972041.1598 Tied - ARI, CHI, DEN, IND, MIA, NYJ, PHI, TB (0.091)St. Louis (0.273)Philadelphia (0.273)8 Tied - BUF, CHI, DEN, KC, NO, PIT, SF, STL (0.091)02
Illegal Blindside Block70.04880.57 Tied - DET, IND, MIN, NO, NYG, STL, TB (0.091)7 Tied - DET, IND, MIN, NO, NYG, STL, TB (0.091)7 Tied - ARI, ATL, CLE, DET, GB, PHI, SF (0.091)7 Tied - ARI, ATL, CLE, DET, GB, PHI, SF (0.091)00
Illegal Block Above the Waist730.4156483.6827 Tied - ARI, CAR, DAL, GB, NO, NYG, TB (0.091)New England (0.545)Tampa Bay (0.545)6 Tied - CHI, CIN, DEN, HOU, NO, NYG (0.091)76
Illegal Contact760.4323782.1487 Tied - CAR, MIA, NO, PHI, SD, SEA, TEN (0.091)2 Tied - CIN, SF (0.545)Arizona (0.727)10 Tied - BAL, BUF, CIN, CLE, DEN, DET, NYG, NYJ, SEA, SF (0.091)274
Illegal Formation260.1481300.7398 Tied - ARI, DEN, HOU, IND, NYJ, PHI, PIT, TB (0.091)Miami (0.364)3 Tied - HOU, JAC, OAK (0.273)13 Tied - ATL, BAL, CHI, DEN, GB, NE, NO, NYG, PHI, SD, SF, STL, WAS (0.091)172
Illegal Forward Pass50.028250.1425 Tied - CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, SEA (0.091)5 Tied - CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, SEA (0.091)5 Tied - BAL, CLE, DEN, NYG, SD (0.091)5 Tied - BAL, CLE, DEN, NYG, SD (0.091)10
Illegal Motion50.028250.1425 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI, SEA (0.091)5 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI, SEA (0.091)5 Tied - ARI, CAR, NYJ, OAK, STL (0.091)5 Tied - ARI, CAR, NYJ, OAK, STL (0.091)50
Illegal Peelback10.006150.085Washington (0.091)Washington (0.091)Minnesota (0.091)Minnesota (0.091)00
Illegal Shift120.068600.34110 Tied - CIN, DEN, DET, JAC, MIA, NE, NO, OAK, PHI, TB (0.091)Cleveland (0.182)Baltimore (0.182)10 Tied - CAR, DEN, DET, GB, HOU, MIA, NO, PIT, SD, SF (0.091)40
Illegal Substitution130.074650.36911 Tied - BUF, CHI, GB, IND, JAC, MIA, NE, NO, NYG, PIT, TEN (0.091)Dallas (0.182)2 Tied - DAL, TEN (0.182)9 Tied - CAR, CHI, CIN, CLE, DEN, GB, KC, PHI, SD (0.091)21
Illegal Touch Kick10.00650.028Minnesota (0.091)Minnesota (0.091)Buffalo (0.091)Buffalo (0.091)00
Illegal Touch Pass30.017150.085Detroit (0.091)Chicago (0.182)3 Tied - ATL, NYG, SF (0.091)3 Tied - ATL, NYG, SF (0.091)30
Illegal Use of Hands1250.718564.8643 Tied - BUF, CIN, STL (0.091)2 Tied - DET, PHI (0.727)2 Tied - NO, WAS (0.909)4 Tied - CIN, GB, HOU, PHI (0.091)3215
Ineligible Downfield Kick20.011100.0572 Tied - DET, TEN (0.091)2 Tied - DET, TEN (0.091)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.091)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.091)10
Ineligible Downfield Pass160.091800.45510 Tied - ARI, BAL, CIN, DAL, DET, HOU, JAC, PIT, SF, WAS (0.091)3 Tied - DEN, IND, SEA (0.182)Oakland (0.364)10 Tied - BAL, CLE, DAL, DEN, KC, MIA, NO, PHI, TEN, WAS (0.091)60
Intentional Grounding230.1312651.50610 Tied - CAR, DEN, DET, IND, MIA, MIN, NYG, NYJ, PHI, TEN (0.091)Buffalo (0.273)2 Tied - MIA, SD (0.273)15 Tied - CAR, CHI, CIN, DAL, DEN, GB, JAC, MIN, NYJ, OAK, PHI, PIT, TB, TEN, WAS (0.091)12
Interference with Opportunity to Catch40.023600.3414 Tied - CHI, CLE, DEN, GB (0.091)4 Tied - CHI, CLE, DEN, GB (0.091)4 Tied - CAR, MIN, NE, TB (0.091)4 Tied - CAR, MIN, NE, TB (0.091)00
Kickoff Out of Bounds000001
Low Block30.017450.256Detroit (0.091)Philadelphia (0.182)Green Bay (0.182)Arizona (0.091)02
Neutral Zone Infraction840.4774152.3584 Tied - CHI, CIN, DEN, NE (0.091)6 Tied - ARI, BAL, NYJ, PHI, SEA, TB (0.455)Washington (0.636)4 Tied - ATL, NYJ, PIT, TEN (0.091)20
Offensive 12 On-field80.045400.2278 Tied - ARI, CAR, CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, OAK, SEA (0.091)8 Tied - ARI, CAR, CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, OAK, SEA (0.091)2 Tied - SD, STL (0.182)4 Tied - BAL, CLE, NO, PHI (0.091)00
Offensive Holding4352.472418723.792 Tied - CAR, NYJ (0.818)Dallas (1.727)Washington (1.909)2 Tied - CAR, DEN (0.636)6327
Offensive Offside50.028250.1423 Tied - CIN, TB, WAS (0.091)Pittsburgh (0.182)Jacksonville (0.182)3 Tied - NYJ, PHI, PIT (0.091)01
Offensive Pass Interference660.3756423.64814 Tied - ARI, BAL, CIN, CLE, DAL, GB, IND, JAC, KC, NYG, SD, SEA, TB, WAS (0.091)San Francisco (0.455)Minnesota (0.545)12 Tied - CHI, DET, GB, IND, JAC, KC, NYG, NYJ, PIT, SEA, TB, TEN (0.091)203
Offside on Free Kick130.074650.36910 Tied - BUF, CHI, DET, KC, PHI, PIT, SF, STL, TEN, WAS (0.091)New England (0.273)Denver (0.273)8 Tied - CAR, DAL, GB, IND, JAC, MIN, TB, WAS (0.091)02
Personal Foul420.2395252.9839 Tied - CLE, GB, KC, NO, NYG, NYJ, PIT, SD, STL (0.091)Baltimore (0.545)4 Tied - CIN, JAC, MIA, SD (0.364)5 Tied - ARI, CLE, DAL, KC, SF (0.091)19
Player Out of Bounds on Punt40.023200.1144 Tied - NYJ, PHI, PIT, WAS (0.091)4 Tied - NYJ, PHI, PIT, WAS (0.091)4 Tied - BUF, CLE, MIN, NYG (0.091)4 Tied - BUF, CLE, MIN, NYG (0.091)10
Roughing the Kicker50.028750.4263 Tied - DET, STL, TB (0.091)Houston (0.182)Cleveland (0.182)3 Tied - CHI, MIN, NYG (0.091)00
Roughing the Passer640.3648544.8526 Tied - CIN, CLE, GB, OAK, TB, TEN (0.091)4 Tied - NO, PIT, SD, WAS (0.364)2 Tied - BUF, CAR (0.455)6 Tied - BAL, DAL, NE, NO, SF, STL (0.091)20
Running Into the Kicker30.017150.0853 Tied - GB, NYG, OAK (0.091)3 Tied - GB, NYG, OAK (0.091)3 Tied - ATL, KC, SEA (0.091)3 Tied - ATL, KC, SEA (0.091)50
Taunting120.0681700.9668 Tied - ATL, BUF, DET, GB, OAK, STL, TEN, WAS (0.091)2 Tied - CLE, PIT (0.182)2 Tied - NYJ, TB (0.182)8 Tied - ARI, BAL, CIN, KC, MIN, PHI, PIT, SEA (0.091)12
Tripping70.04700.3987 Tied - ARI, DAL, DEN, DET, JAC, KC, SEA (0.091)7 Tied - ARI, DAL, DEN, DET, JAC, KC, SEA (0.091)Dallas (0.182)5 Tied - ARI, CAR, NYJ, OAK, SD (0.091)00
Unnecessary Roughness1180.6715758.9495 Tied - ARI, CLE, HOU, NO, WAS (0.091)Chicago (0.727)Kansas City (0.727)2 Tied - HOU, SEA (0.091)16
Unsportsmanlike Conduct410.2335533.1429 Tied - DAL, DEN, HOU, MIN, NE, OAK, PHI, SD, TEN (0.091)4 Tied - GB, NYJ, STL, TB (0.364)2 Tied - NYJ, TB (0.273)13 Tied - ARI, ATL, CAR, CLE, DAL, DEN, HOU, MIN, NE, PHI, SD, SF, STL (0.091)22

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116222193710811438613.88121.066.757.132.380.38
2162221888106116481313.881186.637.2530.81
3162171960105112282313.56122.56.5671.751.44
41318114741018019413.92113.387.776.151.460.31
515205174582123351313.67116.335.478.22.330.87
615212171210910325814.13114.137.276.871.670.53
71520517109411126813.671146.277.41.730.53
8152051640101104281413.67109.336.736.931.870.93
9131661355868018612.77104.236.626.151.380.46
10131611400808127012.38107.696.156.232.080
11141481272628636710.5790.864.436.142.570.5
121519016159595311012.67107.676.336.332.070.67
Totals17623341970811291205359112158.771339.1876.9881.7824.297.43