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
Seattle5139329241-22-15225208.565.54.8340.174.170.330
Green Bay3930346423712010425.5743.296.5760.431.430.570.29
New Orleans33300494041610412605.5508.1767.33210
Atlanta4846146366-2-9514856.8665.866.5752.2921.140.71
Cincinnati3932649415108915426.554.338.1769.172.50.670.33
Baltimore38314504751216113805.4344.867.1467.861.861.140
Buffalo6151845369-16-14920938.71746.4352.712.861.290.43
Chicago48384565408156171216.8654.86877.142.431.710.14
Houston40381423102-7112535.7154.43644.291.710.710.43
Washington555296651911-1018477.8675.579.4374.142.570.571
Tennessee5752445347-12-17717888.1474.866.4349.572.431.141.14
Kansas City29247383359888414.8341.176.3355.831.330.670.17
Miami30255343024471360542.55.6750.332.1710
New England6359040382-23-2081683984.295.7154.572.291.140.43
N.Y. Jets5147046424-5-4622607.2967.146.5760.573.140.860
Oakland4332642387-16120647.1754.33764.53.3310.67
Philadelphia4334451492814814437.1757.338.5822.330.670.5
Jacksonville31240523992115991334.4334.297.43571.291.860.43
Pittsburgh6351742359-21-15823115973.86651.293.291.570.71
Cleveland4536337302-8-6116647.560.56.1750.332.6710.67
Minnesota504035548257920717.1457.577.8668.862.8610.14
St. Louis4644533256-13-18915717.6774.175.542.672.51.170.17
Dallas42310473875771351644.296.7155.291.860.710.14
San Francisco5948055378-4-102161028.4368.577.86542.291.430.29
Tampa Bay4736143415-454201037.8360.177.1769.173.331.670.5
Carolina44424514077-1717646.2960.577.2958.142.430.860.57
Indianapolis5144040365-11-7518717.2962.865.7152.142.5710.14
Denver4841134227-14-1841772868.55.6737.832.831.170.33
Detroit463645140053613936.57527.2957.141.861.290.43
N.Y. Giants4332148436511515306.1445.866.8662.292.140.430
Arizona4029645427513118926.6749.337.571.1731.50.33
San Diego4138657455166910515.8655.148.14651.430.710.14
Totals1464124261464124260050621975220.921872220.681875.2276.932.9811.23

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 Block30.028440.4153 Tied - HOU, JAC, NE (0.143)3 Tied - HOU, JAC, NE (0.143)3 Tied - CIN, OAK, PHI (0.167)3 Tied - CIN, OAK, PHI (0.167)00
Clipping30.028350.332 Tied - JAC, SF (0.143)Denver (0.167)2 Tied - ARI, KC (0.167)Tennessee (0.143)00
Defensive 12 On-field220.208920.8688 Tied - BUF, CHI, DAL, DET, HOU, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.143)2 Tied - CLE, OAK (0.5)Green Bay (0.571)7 Tied - DAL, IND, MIN, PIT, SD, SF, TEN (0.143)40
Defensive Holding1010.9534974.6893 Tied - NYJ, PIT, SF (0.143)Cleveland (1.333)5 Tied - DET, MIN, NYJ, PIT, SF (0.857)2 Tied - BUF, NE (0.143)516
Defensive Offside570.5382732.5756 Tied - BAL, CHI, MIN, NE, NYG, WAS (0.143)Indianapolis (0.714)2 Tied - JAC, MIN (0.714)6 Tied - BAL, CHI, DAL, DET, IND, SF (0.143)242
Defensive Pass Interference1000.943191118.0283 Tied - CHI, JAC, NYG (0.143)Tennessee (1.143)2 Tied - BAL, NYG (1.143)3 Tied - ATL, NYJ, TEN (0.143)83
Delay of Game610.5752922.7558 Tied - BAL, CAR, DET, IND, NYG, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.143)San Francisco (0.714)Philadelphia (0.833)7 Tied - ATL, CAR, DAL, IND, NYG, NYJ, SD (0.143)40
Disqualification20.019300.2832 Tied - CAR, IND (0.143)2 Tied - CAR, IND (0.143)Cincinnati (0.167)Green Bay (0.143)05
Encroachment210.1981010.9535 Tied - ATL, BAL, CAR, JAC, WAS (0.143)Tampa Bay (0.833)Miami (0.5)6 Tied - BAL, HOU, NYG, PIT, SD, WAS (0.143)00
Face Mask (15 Yards)360.344864.58510 Tied - ATL, BAL, BUF, CAR, CHI, DET, GB, HOU, NYJ, WAS (0.143)Pittsburgh (0.857)Tampa Bay (0.833)10 Tied - ATL, BUF, CAR, DET, IND, MIN, PIT, SD, SF, TEN (0.143)21
Fair Catch Interference10.009150.142Arizona (0.167)Arizona (0.167)Washington (0.143)Washington (0.143)00
False Start2502.358120911.406Jacksonville (0.429)Seattle (2)Detroit (2.143)Seattle (0.167)30
Horse Collar Tackle80.0751030.9722 Tied - CHI, IND (0.143)St. Louis (0.5)2 Tied - PHI, TB (0.333)4 Tied - BUF, HOU, JAC, SF (0.143)01
Illegal Blindside Block30.028340.3212 Tied - IND, MIN (0.143)New Orleans (0.167)Philadelphia (0.167)2 Tied - DET, GB (0.143)00
Illegal Block Above the Waist390.3683423.2269 Tied - CAR, CHI, DAL, IND, MIN, NYG, SD, TEN, WAS (0.143)Pittsburgh (0.571)Tampa Bay (0.5)6 Tied - BAL, BUF, GB, IND, SF, TEN (0.143)33
Illegal Contact470.4432332.1986 Tied - CAR, DET, HOU, MIN, SD, TEN (0.143)San Francisco (0.857)Arizona (1.167)8 Tied - BUF, HOU, IND, NYG, NYJ, SD, SF, WAS (0.143)162
Illegal Formation150.142750.7087 Tied - CHI, HOU, IND, NYJ, PIT, SF, WAS (0.143)Buffalo (0.429)Houston (0.286)8 Tied - ATL, CHI, GB, JAC, MIN, NYG, SD, WAS (0.143)132
Illegal Forward Pass30.028150.142N.Y. Jets (0.143)2 Tied - CLE, KC (0.167)Denver (0.167)2 Tied - BAL, SD (0.143)00
Illegal Motion40.038200.1894 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI (0.167)4 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI (0.167)2 Tied - ARI, STL (0.167)2 Tied - CAR, NYJ (0.143)30
Illegal Shift60.057300.283Detroit (0.143)Cleveland (0.333)New Orleans (0.167)5 Tied - BAL, CAR, GB, PIT, SF (0.143)20
Illegal Substitution120.113600.5668 Tied - BUF, CHI, GB, IND, JAC, NE, NYG, PIT (0.143)Dallas (0.286)2 Tied - DAL, TEN (0.286)4 Tied - CAR, CHI, GB, SD (0.143)21
Illegal Touch Kick10.00950.047Minnesota (0.143)Minnesota (0.143)Buffalo (0.143)Buffalo (0.143)00
Illegal Touch Pass30.028150.142Detroit (0.143)Chicago (0.286)3 Tied - ATL, NYG, SF (0.143)3 Tied - ATL, NYG, SF (0.143)00
Illegal Use of Hands790.7455365.0574 Tied - BUF, DAL, HOU, JAC (0.143)Detroit (1)2 Tied - NO, WAS (1)5 Tied - CAR, GB, NE, SD, TEN (0.143)207
Ineligible Downfield Kick20.019100.0942 Tied - DET, TEN (0.143)2 Tied - DET, TEN (0.143)Kansas City (0.167)N.Y. Giants (0.143)00
Ineligible Downfield Pass80.075400.3776 Tied - DAL, HOU, IND, JAC, PIT, WAS (0.143)2 Tied - ARI, DEN (0.167)4 Tied - DEN, KC, OAK, PHI (0.167)4 Tied - BAL, DAL, NYG, TEN (0.143)20
Intentional Grounding140.1321651.5577 Tied - CAR, DAL, DET, GB, NE, NYJ, TEN (0.143)Oakland (0.333)San Diego (0.429)5 Tied - CHI, JAC, MIN, NYJ, TEN (0.143)11
Interference with Opportunity to Catch10.009150.142Chicago (0.143)Chicago (0.143)Carolina (0.143)Carolina (0.143)00
Kickoff Out of Bounds000001
Low Block10.009150.142Detroit (0.143)Detroit (0.143)Green Bay (0.143)Green Bay (0.143)00
Neutral Zone Infraction510.4812512.3686 Tied - BUF, CHI, DET, GB, NE, SD (0.143)Philadelphia (0.667)Washington (0.857)7 Tied - ATL, BUF, CAR, DET, MIN, NE, SF (0.143)10
Offensive 12 On-field40.038200.1892 Tied - CAR, NYJ (0.143)2 Tied - CLE, SEA (0.167)2 Tied - NO, STL (0.167)2 Tied - BAL, SD (0.143)00
Offensive Holding2722.566261624.679Arizona (0.667)Dallas (2.143)Washington (2.286)Carolina (0.571)4220
Offensive Offside30.028150.1422 Tied - PIT, WAS (0.143)Tampa Bay (0.167)Philadelphia (0.167)2 Tied - JAC, PIT (0.143)01
Offensive Pass Interference420.3964103.8683 Tied - IND, JAC, MIN (0.143)St. Louis (0.667)Minnesota (0.571)6 Tied - CHI, DET, GB, IND, NYG, NYJ (0.143)122
Offside on Free Kick110.104550.5197 Tied - BUF, CHI, DET, PIT, SF, TEN, WAS (0.143)New England (0.286)Miami (0.333)7 Tied - CAR, DAL, GB, IND, JAC, MIN, WAS (0.143)02
Personal Foul290.2743593.3875 Tied - NYG, NYJ, PIT, SD, TEN (0.143)Baltimore (0.571)Cincinnati (0.667)5 Tied - DAL, GB, PIT, SF, TEN (0.143)07
Player Out of Bounds on Punt20.019100.094Pittsburgh (0.143)Philadelphia (0.167)Cleveland (0.167)N.Y. Giants (0.143)10
Roughing the Kicker20.019290.274Detroit (0.143)St. Louis (0.167)2 Tied - MIN, NYG (0.143)2 Tied - MIN, NYG (0.143)00
Roughing the Passer420.3965905.5664 Tied - BUF, DET, MIN, TEN (0.143)St. Louis (0.5)Buffalo (0.714)9 Tied - DAL, DET, IND, MIN, NE, NYJ, PIT, SF, WAS (0.143)10
Running Into the Kicker20.019100.0942 Tied - GB, NYG (0.143)2 Tied - GB, NYG (0.143)Seattle (0.167)Atlanta (0.143)30
Taunting70.066950.8965 Tied - ATL, GB, PIT, TEN, WAS (0.143)2 Tied - CLE, STL (0.167)Tampa Bay (0.333)3 Tied - MIN, NYJ, PIT (0.143)02
Tripping30.028300.2832 Tied - DET, JAC (0.143)Seattle (0.167)3 Tied - CAR, DAL, SD (0.143)3 Tied - CAR, DAL, SD (0.143)00
Unnecessary Roughness660.6239008.4917 Tied - ATL, BAL, GB, HOU, IND, JAC, SD (0.143)2 Tied - SF, TEN (0.857)Chicago (0.714)4 Tied - BUF, IND, JAC, NE (0.143)04
Unsportsmanlike Conduct250.2363383.1899 Tied - BAL, CHI, HOU, MIN, NE, NYJ, SD, SF, TEN (0.143)Green Bay (0.429)Tampa Bay (0.5)6 Tied - BUF, CAR, CHI, NE, NYG, SF (0.143)12

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
Totals1061464124267057592197596.71819.446.725014.324.87