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
Green Bay56489676741118513625.648.96.767.
New Orleans52448696031715518905.244.86.960.31.80.90
Kansas City45343655372019416524.534.36.553.
New England8475259524-25-228221138.475.25.952.
N.Y. Jets7567559513-16-16228817.567.55.951.
St. Louis7470162448-12-253231027.470.
San Francisco7457473558-1-16221637.457.47.355.
Tampa Bay8062670615-10-1131185862.6761.
N.Y. Giants5444062551811118415.4446.
San Diego6156077592163216836.1567.759.

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 Block50.031740.465 Tied - ARI, CLE, HOU, JAC, NE (0.1)5 Tied - ARI, CLE, HOU, JAC, NE (0.1)5 Tied - CIN, DAL, HOU, OAK, PHI (0.1)5 Tied - CIN, DAL, HOU, OAK, PHI (0.1)00
Clipping60.037730.4534 Tied - DEN, HOU, NYJ, SF (0.1)Jacksonville (0.2)Tennessee (0.2)4 Tied - ARI, BUF, CIN, KC (0.1)00
Defensive 12 On-field250.1551040.64611 Tied - BUF, CHI, CIN, DAL, HOU, KC, MIA, NO, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.1)2 Tied - CLE, OAK (0.3)Green Bay (0.5)2 Tied - CAR, PIT (0.091)50
Defensive Delay of Game10.00650.031Cleveland (0.1)Cleveland (0.1)Tampa Bay (0.1)Tampa Bay (0.1)00
Defensive Holding1360.8456714.168Kansas City (0.1)New England (1)2 Tied - MIN, SF (0.8)6 Tied - ATL, BUF, DAL, MIA, TB, TEN (0.2)7110
Defensive Offside790.4913702.2986 Tied - KC, MIN, NE, NYG, TB, WAS (0.1)Seattle (0.7)Jacksonville (0.7)6 Tied - ATL, BUF, CHI, DAL, DEN, IND (0.1)412
Defensive Pass Interference1380.857253115.72Jacksonville (0.1)Tennessee (0.9)New England (1)4 Tied - KC, NYJ, SEA, TEN (0.1)154
Delay of Game860.5344132.565Carolina (0.091)2 Tied - STL, TB (0.6)Green Bay (0.6)Carolina (0.091)80
Disqualification30.019450.28Carolina (0.091)2 Tied - IND, SD (0.1)3 Tied - CIN, GB, MIA (0.1)3 Tied - CIN, GB, MIA (0.1)05
Encroachment340.2111651.0257 Tied - ATL, BAL, CIN, KC, MIN, NE, WAS (0.1)Tampa Bay (0.5)Miami (0.5)Pittsburgh (0.091)00
Face Mask (15 Yards)590.3667694.77613 Tied - ARI, ATL, BAL, CHI, DEN, GB, HOU, IND, MIA, MIN, NYG, NYJ, OAK (0.1)Pittsburgh (0.636)Tampa Bay (0.7)2 Tied - CAR, PIT (0.091)21
Fair Catch Interference10.006150.093Arizona (0.1)Arizona (0.1)Washington (0.1)Washington (0.1)00
False Start3672.28176010.932Jacksonville (0.4)Denver (1.8)Oakland (2)Pittsburgh (0.545)30
Horse Collar Tackle130.0811731.0758 Tied - ARI, BAL, CHI, CIN, DEN, IND, NYJ, PHI (0.1)St. Louis (0.3)Philadelphia (0.3)Pittsburgh (0.091)02
Illegal Blindside Block70.043880.5477 Tied - DET, IND, MIN, NO, NYG, STL, TB (0.1)7 Tied - DET, IND, MIN, NO, NYG, STL, TB (0.1)7 Tied - ARI, ATL, CLE, DET, GB, PHI, SF (0.1)7 Tied - ARI, ATL, CLE, DET, GB, PHI, SF (0.1)00
Illegal Block Above the Waist590.3665163.205Carolina (0.091)Pittsburgh (0.455)5 Tied - BAL, MIN, PHI, TB, WAS (0.4)6 Tied - CIN, DEN, NO, NYG, OAK, SF (0.1)55
Illegal Contact730.4533632.255Carolina (0.091)San Francisco (0.6)Arizona (0.8)8 Tied - BAL, BUF, CLE, DEN, NYG, NYJ, SEA, SF (0.1)244
Illegal Formation250.1551250.776Pittsburgh (0.091)Miami (0.4)3 Tied - HOU, JAC, OAK (0.3)12 Tied - ATL, BAL, CHI, DEN, GB, NE, NO, NYG, PHI, SD, STL, WAS (0.1)162
Illegal Forward Pass50.031250.1555 Tied - CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, SEA (0.1)5 Tied - CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, SEA (0.1)5 Tied - BAL, CLE, DEN, NYG, SD (0.1)5 Tied - BAL, CLE, DEN, NYG, SD (0.1)10
Illegal Motion50.031250.1555 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI, SEA (0.1)5 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI, SEA (0.1)4 Tied - ARI, NYJ, OAK, STL (0.1)Carolina (0.091)50
Illegal Peelback10.006150.093Washington (0.1)Washington (0.1)Minnesota (0.1)Minnesota (0.1)00
Illegal Shift110.068550.3429 Tied - CIN, DEN, DET, JAC, MIA, NE, OAK, PHI, TB (0.1)Cleveland (0.2)9 Tied - BAL, DEN, DET, GB, HOU, MIA, NO, SD, SF (0.1)2 Tied - CAR, PIT (0.091)20
Illegal Substitution120.075600.373Pittsburgh (0.091)Dallas (0.2)2 Tied - DAL, TEN (0.2)Carolina (0.091)21
Illegal Touch Kick10.00650.031Minnesota (0.1)Minnesota (0.1)Buffalo (0.1)Buffalo (0.1)00
Illegal Touch Pass30.019150.093Detroit (0.1)Chicago (0.2)3 Tied - ATL, NYG, SF (0.1)3 Tied - ATL, NYG, SF (0.1)30
Illegal Use of Hands1130.7027664.7585 Tied - BUF, CIN, JAC, MIA, OAK (0.1)3 Tied - DET, PHI, TB (0.7)2 Tied - NO, WAS (0.9)7 Tied - CIN, DEN, GB, HOU, NE, PHI, TEN (0.1)3113
Ineligible Downfield Kick20.012100.0622 Tied - DET, TEN (0.1)2 Tied - DET, TEN (0.1)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.1)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.1)10
Ineligible Downfield Pass140.087700.435Pittsburgh (0.091)3 Tied - DEN, IND, SEA (0.2)Oakland (0.4)8 Tied - BAL, CLE, DAL, DEN, KC, MIA, PHI, TEN (0.1)50
Intentional Grounding210.132391.484Carolina (0.091)Buffalo (0.3)2 Tied - MIA, SD (0.3)2 Tied - CAR, PIT (0.091)12
Interference with Opportunity to Catch30.019450.283 Tied - CHI, CLE, DEN (0.1)3 Tied - CHI, CLE, DEN (0.1)2 Tied - NE, TB (0.1)Carolina (0.091)00
Kickoff Out of Bounds000001
Low Block30.019450.28Detroit (0.1)Philadelphia (0.2)Green Bay (0.2)Arizona (0.1)01
Neutral Zone Infraction780.4843842.3858 Tied - CHI, CIN, DEN, DET, GB, HOU, MIA, NE (0.1)6 Tied - ARI, BAL, NYJ, PHI, SEA, TB (0.5)Washington (0.7)Pittsburgh (0.091)20
Offensive 12 On-field80.05400.248Carolina (0.091)7 Tied - ARI, CIN, CLE, KC, NYJ, OAK, SEA (0.1)2 Tied - SD, STL (0.2)4 Tied - BAL, CLE, NO, PHI (0.1)00
Offensive Holding3952.453380123.609Carolina (0.818)Dallas (1.8)Washington (2)Denver (0.6)5725
Offensive Offside50.031250.1553 Tied - CIN, TB, WAS (0.1)Pittsburgh (0.182)Jacksonville (0.2)Pittsburgh (0.091)01
Offensive Pass Interference630.3916123.80115 Tied - ARI, BAL, CIN, CLE, DAL, GB, IND, JAC, KC, NYG, SD, SEA, TB, TEN, WAS (0.1)San Francisco (0.5)Minnesota (0.6)Pittsburgh (0.091)172
Offside on Free Kick130.081650.404Pittsburgh (0.091)New England (0.3)Denver (0.3)Carolina (0.091)02
Personal Foul380.2364792.975Pittsburgh (0.091)Baltimore (0.6)3 Tied - CIN, JAC, SD (0.4)6 Tied - ARI, BAL, CLE, DAL, KC, SF (0.1)09
Player Out of Bounds on Punt40.025200.124Pittsburgh (0.091)3 Tied - NYJ, PHI, WAS (0.1)4 Tied - BUF, CLE, MIN, NYG (0.1)4 Tied - BUF, CLE, MIN, NYG (0.1)10
Roughing the Kicker40.025590.3662 Tied - DET, STL (0.1)Houston (0.2)Cleveland (0.2)2 Tied - MIN, NYG (0.1)00
Roughing the Passer590.3667824.8575 Tied - CIN, CLE, OAK, TB, TEN (0.1)2 Tied - NO, WAS (0.4)Buffalo (0.5)5 Tied - BAL, DAL, GB, NE, SF (0.1)20
Running Into the Kicker20.012100.0622 Tied - GB, NYG (0.1)2 Tied - GB, NYG (0.1)2 Tied - ATL, SEA (0.1)2 Tied - ATL, SEA (0.1)40
Taunting120.0751701.0568 Tied - ATL, BUF, DET, GB, OAK, STL, TEN, WAS (0.1)Cleveland (0.2)2 Tied - NYJ, TB (0.2)Pittsburgh (0.091)12
Tripping70.043700.4357 Tied - ARI, DAL, DEN, DET, JAC, KC, SEA (0.1)7 Tied - ARI, DAL, DEN, DET, JAC, KC, SEA (0.1)Dallas (0.2)Carolina (0.091)00
Unnecessary Roughness1070.66514338.9016 Tied - ARI, CLE, HOU, IND, MIA, NO (0.1)Chicago (0.8)Kansas City (0.8)3 Tied - HOU, JAC, SEA (0.1)16
Unsportsmanlike Conduct380.2365083.1558 Tied - DEN, HOU, MIN, NE, OAK, PHI, SD, TEN (0.1)2 Tied - GB, NYJ (0.4)2 Tied - NYJ, TB (0.3)Carolina (0.091)22

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting