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
Seattle12122141182-4420661759210
Green Bay11100111510511205.5505.575.50.510
New Orleans866141266605204337632.510
Atlanta2220221192-1-108247.3367.337642.670.671.33
Cincinnati111001085-1-153115.550542.51.50.50.5
Baltimore764131206562103.5326.56010.50
Buffalo15148763-8-853407.5743.531.51.520
Chicago141012522611125580750.512.51132.540
Houston131301294-1-363336.5656471.51.51.5
Washington181681289-6-79532984644.52.51.51
Tennessee17145750-10-956208.572.53.525310
Kansas City1087231811394331543.511.590.51.51.50.5
Miami746151408944203.5237.570210
New England242631184-13-17944012131.55.542220
N.Y. Jets18187755-11-132730993.53.527.53.51.50
Oakland9441819091465334.5229952.51.51.5
Philadelphia1714011125-6-157108.5705.562.53.50.50
Jacksonville1399171484494616.549.58.574230.5
Pittsburgh201711290-8-814421085.5645221
Cleveland128516135450420642.5867.5210
Minnesota141182828414166740759141423.520
St. Louis181861190-7-966409935.545320
Dallas149716115218600748.5857.5300
San Francisco2719820130-7-6852013.59910652.510
Tampa Bay1815516170-215842651.675.3356.672.671.330.67
Carolina10100848-2-521015504240.500.5
Indianapolis13115181605455416.557.59802.520.5
Denver1814116107-2-34732970.5853.53.51.51
Detroit13118870-5-482216.559435110.5
N.Y. Giants1395151562612106.547.57.57810.50
Arizona1294151173235406477.558.52.520
San Diego1210013761-242206506.538110
Totals46039854603985001438824223.331933223.831932.1768.844311

Offensive vs Defensive Totals

Note: Unlike most places which use "offensive" to mean penalties the team in question committed, and "defensive" to mean penalties in which the team's opponent commited, this break down is actually of penalties committed on offense and defense by the single team. Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored.
[Link]

Link

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Overall TotalPer Game
TeamTotal CountTotal YardsOff CountOff YardsDef CountDef YardsOff PresnapDef PresnapTotal CountTotal YardsOff CountOff YardsDef CountDef YardsOff PresnapDef Presnap
Seattle1212264567722661322.5338.511
Green Bay1110056064015.5502.5303200.5
New Orleans86642544132433212.5220.51.51
Atlanta2220213110992717.3367.334.3336.67330.672.330.33
Cincinnati1110053566535.5502.517.5332.51.5
Baltimore76443033423.5322151.5171
Buffalo1514854010108217.5742.52055410.5
Chicago1410196953232750.54.534.52.5161.51
Houston13130764666216.5653.53233310.5
Washington1816810908784198454543920.5
Tennessee171451071774518.572.5535.53.5372.50.5
Kansas City108764544212543.5322.52210.51
Miami746535211313.5232.517.515.51.50.5
New England2426312105121582212131.5652.567911
N.Y. Jets181878691011834993.5434.55591.52
Oakland944530414414.5222.5152720.5
Philadelphia17140870970258.5704354.53512.5
Jacksonville1399535864316.549.52.517.54321.50.5
Pittsburgh2017164514126221085.5322.576311
Cleveland128542586031642.5212.54301.50.5
Minnesota14118960558617594.5302.52930.5
St. Louis18186109788933993548.5444.51.51.5
Dallas149711753226748.55.537.51.5113
San Francisco271981310314954113.5996.551.5747.520.5
Carolina101006554451550327.5222.50.5
Tampa Bay18155775118017651.672.33253.6726.670.332.33
Indianapolis13115525890326.557.52.512.54451.51
Denver18141755118634970.53.527.55.5431.52
Detroit1311864577326.559322.53.536.51
N.Y. Giants139554085526.547.52.520427.51
Arizona1294533761416472.516.53.530.520.5
San Diego1210076054026503.5302.5201
Totals4603985228182123221649350223.331933110.66879.67112.671053.3445.1623.66

Offensive vs Defensive Totals - Beneficiary

This is a further break down of penalties for which the team in question benefited from. (Their opponent was penalized.) For example: If Chicago had an "Offensive Count/Game" of 1.5 it would mean, that, on average their opponent's offense committed 1.5 penalties a game. Despite its confusing nature, this is an important table because many people contend that being the beneficiary of lots of penalties has more to do with talent, than luck. (For example: A dominant defensive line will lead to more holding calls.) A better breakdown of these penalties will help us find if that's true or not. Sorting the teams that benefit from the most defensive calls should tend to be the teams with the best offenses, if true. (Of course maybe the success of the offense is due, in part, to the calls that go their way.) Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored.
[Link]

Link

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Overall TotalPer Game
TeamTotal CountTotal YardsOff CountOff YardsDef CountDef YardsOff PresnapDef PresnapTotal CountTotal YardsOff CountOff YardsDef CountDef YardsOff PresnapDef Presnap
Green Bay111513258126135.575.51.512.54630.51.5
Seattle1411888063817594403190.5
Atlanta2119210951197337643.3331.673.6732.3311
New Orleans14126750776417633.5253.53820.5
Baltimore13120535885216.5602.517.5442.510.5
Cincinnati108566042521542.5330212.510.5
Chicago25226129313133612.5113646.56.566.53
Buffalo76376323.531.53.531.51
Washington12894258643644.5212.54321.5
Houston1294545749226472.522.53.524.511
Kansas City23181119012914411.590.55.545645.522
Tennessee750530220313.5252.5151101.50.5
New England1184640544425.5423202.52221
Miami1514065598527.570327.54.542.51
Oakland181901211367733995656.5338.51.51.5
N.Y. Jets75554521033.527.52.522.5151.5
Jacksonville17148980868328.5744.5404341.51
Philadelphia111253258100115.562.51.512.54500.50.5
Cleveland161355351110033867.52.517.55.5501.51.5
Pittsburgh129053076046452.5153.5302
St. Louis1190645545325.545322.52.522.51.51
Minnesota2828416137121475314142868.5673.52.51.5
San Francisco2013012768547210656384273.51
Dallas1611575196422857.53.525.54.53211
Tampa Bay161707659105315.3356.672.3321.6733510.33
Carolina848320528224241.5102.51411
Denver16107106564233853.5532.53211.51.5
Indianapolis1816010808804398054044021.5
N.Y. Giants1515654510111117.5782.522.5555.50.50.5
Detroit87065022024353251101
San Diego1376843533616.538421.52.516.530.5
Arizona15117430118727.558.52155.543.51
Totals4603985228182123221649350223.831932.17111.16883.84112.671048.3345.524.33

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.
[Link]

Link

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

NameCountCount Per GameTotal YardsYards Per GameFewest FlagsWorst OffenderBiggest BeneficiarySmallest BeneficiaryOffsettingDeclined
Chop Block20.061300.9092 Tied - HOU, JAC (0.5)2 Tied - HOU, JAC (0.5)2 Tied - OAK, PHI (0.5)2 Tied - OAK, PHI (0.5)00
Clipping10.03150.455Denver (0.5)Denver (0.5)Kansas City (0.5)Kansas City (0.5)00
Defensive 12 On-field40.121200.6064 Tied - CLE, DEN, MIA, NYJ (0.5)4 Tied - CLE, DEN, MIA, NYJ (0.5)4 Tied - GB, KC, NE, NO (0.5)4 Tied - GB, KC, NE, NO (0.5)00
Defensive Holding280.8481374.152Atlanta (0.333)San Diego (1.5)Arizona (1.5)13 Tied - CAR, DEN, DET, HOU, JAC, MIA, MIN, NE, NO, NYG, NYJ, PHI, WAS (0.5)202
Defensive Offside220.6671073.24213 Tied - BUF, CHI, GB, HOU, IND, JAC, KC, MIN, NE, NO, OAK, PHI, TEN (0.5)Denver (1.5)2 Tied - KC, OAK (1.5)Tampa Bay (0.333)90
Defensive Pass Interference290.8795611711 Tied - CIN, DAL, HOU, IND, JAC, KC, OAK, PIT, SD, SEA, TEN (0.5)8 Tied - ARI, BUF, DEN, DET, MIN, NE, NO, NYJ (1)N.Y. Giants (2)Atlanta (0.333)40
Delay of Game200.606952.87912 Tied - ARI, BUF, CIN, CLE, DEN, DET, HOU, IND, MIA, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.5)3 Tied - CHI, OAK, SF (1)Chicago (1.5)2 Tied - ATL, TB (0.333)30
Encroachment60.182270.8182 Tied - PHI, PIT (0.5)Tampa Bay (1.333)Carolina (1)2 Tied - BAL, IND (0.5)00
Face Mask (15 Yards)140.4242056.212Atlanta (0.333)Pittsburgh (1.5)Baltimore (1.5)7 Tied - CLE, IND, KC, MIA, MIN, OAK, SEA (0.5)00
False Start682.0613299.97Tampa Bay (0.333)Minnesota (3)3 Tied - MIN, SD, SF (2.5)8 Tied - ARI, BUF, CAR, CIN, HOU, NYG, PHI, TEN (0.5)10
Horse Collar Tackle60.182852.5764 Tied - CHI, IND, PHI, WAS (0.5)St. Louis (1)Tampa Bay (0.667)4 Tied - BUF, HOU, JAC, PHI (0.5)01
Illegal Blindside Block10.03100.303Indianapolis (0.5)Indianapolis (0.5)Philadelphia (0.5)Philadelphia (0.5)00
Illegal Block Above the Waist120.3641023.0916 Tied - CAR, IND, NYJ, PHI, SEA, WAS (0.5)2 Tied - NE, PIT (1)2 Tied - CLE, MIN (1)6 Tied - CIN, GB, IND, JAC, PHI, SD (0.5)11
Illegal Contact190.576942.848Tampa Bay (0.333)2 Tied - NYG, SF (2)Arizona (2)2 Tied - ATL, TB (0.333)91
Illegal Formation10.0350.152Washington (0.5)Washington (0.5)Jacksonville (0.5)Jacksonville (0.5)40
Illegal Forward Pass10.0350.152Kansas City (0.5)Kansas City (0.5)Denver (0.5)Denver (0.5)00
Illegal Shift10.0350.152Cleveland (0.5)Cleveland (0.5)Pittsburgh (0.5)Pittsburgh (0.5)00
Illegal Substitution30.091150.455Indianapolis (0.5)Dallas (1)Tennessee (1)Denver (0.5)00
Illegal Touch Pass20.061100.3032 Tied - CHI, DET (0.5)2 Tied - CHI, DET (0.5)2 Tied - NYG, SF (0.5)2 Tied - NYG, SF (0.5)00
Illegal Use of Hands250.7581735.242Tampa Bay (0.333)San Francisco (2)2 Tied - CHI, NO (1.5)13 Tied - ARI, BUF, CAR, DET, IND, JAC, KC, MIN, NYG, NYJ, SEA, SF, WAS (0.5)121
Ineligible Downfield Kick20.061100.3032 Tied - DET, TEN (0.5)2 Tied - DET, TEN (0.5)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.5)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.5)00
Ineligible Downfield Pass50.152250.7585 Tied - DAL, DEN, IND, JAC, PIT (0.5)5 Tied - DAL, DEN, IND, JAC, PIT (0.5)5 Tied - BAL, DEN, KC, PHI, TEN (0.5)5 Tied - BAL, DEN, KC, PHI, TEN (0.5)10
Intentional Grounding20.061250.7582 Tied - CAR, WAS (0.5)2 Tied - CAR, WAS (0.5)Houston (0.5)Tampa Bay (0.333)00
Kickoff Out of Bounds000001
Neutral Zone Infraction170.515852.576Atlanta (0.333)Philadelphia (1.5)3 Tied - CLE, IND, STL (1)Atlanta (0.333)00
Offensive 12 On-field10.0350.152Cleveland (0.5)Cleveland (0.5)New Orleans (0.5)New Orleans (0.5)00
Offensive Holding912.75889527.1215 Tied - ARI, BUF, DET, IND, OAK (0.5)San Francisco (3.5)2 Tied - OAK, SEA (3)Tampa Bay (0.333)158
Offensive Pass Interference80.242762.3034 Tied - CHI, MIN, NYJ, SF (0.5)2 Tied - NE, STL (1)Minnesota (1.5)5 Tied - BUF, DAL, MIA, NE, OAK (0.5)62
Offside on Free Kick70.212351.0615 Tied - BUF, KC, PHI, SF, WAS (0.5)New England (1)Miami (1)5 Tied - DAL, DEN, IND, JAC, MIN (0.5)02
Personal Foul150.4551835.5457 Tied - BUF, CIN, CLE, JAC, NYG, NYJ, TEN (0.5)3 Tied - BAL, SEA, WAS (1)Cincinnati (2)Atlanta (0.333)03
Player Out of Bounds on Punt000010
Roughing the Kicker20.061290.8792 Tied - DET, STL (0.5)2 Tied - DET, STL (0.5)2 Tied - MIN, NYG (0.5)2 Tied - MIN, NYG (0.5)00
Roughing the Passer140.4241996.039 Tied - BAL, CAR, DEN, HOU, KC, NYJ, SD, SF, WAS (0.5)New England (1.5)Miami (1.5)9 Tied - ARI, CHI, HOU, KC, MIN, OAK, PIT, TEN, WAS (0.5)00
Running Into the Kicker10.0350.152Green Bay (0.5)Green Bay (0.5)Seattle (0.5)Seattle (0.5)10
Taunting40.121501.515Atlanta (0.333)3 Tied - GB, STL, TEN (0.5)3 Tied - KC, MIN, NYJ (0.5)Tampa Bay (0.333)00
Tripping10.03100.303Detroit (0.5)Detroit (0.5)Carolina (0.5)Carolina (0.5)00
Unnecessary Roughness190.5762507.5768 Tied - BUF, CAR, DAL, JAC, MIN, NE, NYG, PHI (0.5)Pittsburgh (1.5)Chicago (1.5)8 Tied - ARI, CLE, DET, IND, MIN, SF, STL, WAS (0.5)01
Unsportsmanlike Conduct60.182732.2124 Tied - BUF, NYJ, SF, WAS (0.5)Green Bay (1)6 Tied - CHI, GB, JAC, MIA, NYJ, SEA (0.5)6 Tied - CHI, GB, JAC, MIA, NYJ, SEA (0.5)11

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
[Link]

Link

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116222193710811438613.88121.066.757.132.380.38
2162221888106116481313.881186.637.2530.81
3116160511251616051125
Totals334603985219241882443.76399.0618.3825.387.386.19