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
Seattle5843433261-25-17329208.29624.7137.294.140.290
Green Bay473875045837113425.8848.386.2557.251.630.50.25
New Orleans37335574882015314805.2947.868.1469.7121.140
Atlanta53500544511-49151066.6362.56.7556.381.881.250.75
Cincinnati45366564661110017426.4352.29866.572.430.570.29
Baltimore45365565151115016905.6345.63764.3821.130
Buffalo6856755459-13-10822948.570.886.8857.382.751.130.5
Chicago534256357810153181216.6353.137.8872.252.251.50.13
Houston44416483714-4514535.552646.381.750.630.38
Washington61574695548-2021487.6371.758.6369.252.630.51
Tennessee6358549382-14-20318987.8873.136.1347.752.251.131
Kansas City36298464031010511415.1442.576.5757.571.570.570.14
Miami373074033933218915.2943.865.7148.432.571.290.14
New England7062845423-25-20519938.7578.55.6352.882.381.130.38
N.Y. Jets6156053473-8-8724617.63706.6359.1330.750.13
Oakland5138048417-33724847.2954.296.8659.573.431.140.57
Philadelphia5444761587714016537.7163.868.7183.862.290.710.43
Jacksonville372775945122174121444.6334.637.3856.381.51.750.5
Pittsburgh7357647402-26-174241179.13725.8850.2531.380.88
Cleveland5139345356-6-3722847.2956.146.4350.863.141.140.57
Minnesota56462635347722092757.757.8866.752.51.130.25
St. Louis5451340307-14-20617817.7173.295.7143.862.431.140.14
Dallas453455343288713525.6343.136.63541.630.630.25
San Francisco5948055378-4-102161028.4368.577.86542.291.430.29
Tampa Bay5541349474-661221247.8659767.713.141.710.57
Carolina48444584481042064655.57.25562.50.750.5
Indianapolis5648350424-6-5920113760.386.25532.51.380.38
Denver5748241304-16-17819728.1468.865.8643.432.7110.29
Detroit54449564392-1015946.7556.13754.881.881.130.5
N.Y. Giants4332148436511515306.1445.866.8662.292.140.430
Arizona50391565306139221127.1455.86875.713.141.570.29
San Diego484636652618631161657.888.2565.751.380.750.13
Totals1669140661669140660057724789220.951857.61220.721860.976.8332.6811.63

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 Block30.025440.3643 Tied - HOU, JAC, NE (0.125)3 Tied - HOU, JAC, NE (0.125)3 Tied - CIN, OAK, PHI (0.143)3 Tied - CIN, OAK, PHI (0.143)00
Clipping50.041630.5213 Tied - HOU, JAC, NYJ (0.125)2 Tied - DEN, SF (0.143)Tennessee (0.25)Buffalo (0.125)00
Defensive 12 On-field240.198990.8188 Tied - BUF, CHI, DAL, DET, HOU, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.125)2 Tied - CLE, OAK (0.429)Green Bay (0.625)7 Tied - CAR, DAL, IND, MIN, PIT, SD, TEN (0.125)40
Defensive Holding1140.9425634.6532 Tied - KC, SF (0.143)Cleveland (1.143)Minnesota (1)New England (0.125)588
Defensive Offside630.5212962.4464 Tied - CHI, MIN, NE, WAS (0.125)Indianapolis (0.75)Jacksonville (0.75)4 Tied - CHI, DAL, DET, IND (0.125)262
Defensive Pass Interference1140.942212517.562Jacksonville (0.125)Tennessee (1.125)N.Y. Giants (1.143)2 Tied - NYJ, TEN (0.125)114
Delay of Game740.6123572.956 Tied - BAL, CAR, GB, NYJ, SD, TEN (0.125)2 Tied - SF, TB (0.714)Pittsburgh (0.75)4 Tied - CAR, MIN, NYJ, SD (0.125)40
Disqualification20.017300.2482 Tied - CAR, IND (0.125)2 Tied - CAR, IND (0.125)Cincinnati (0.143)Green Bay (0.125)05
Encroachment260.2151261.0415 Tied - ATL, BAL, DET, SD, WAS (0.125)Tampa Bay (0.714)Miami (0.571)5 Tied - BAL, HOU, PIT, SD, WAS (0.125)00
Face Mask (15 Yards)390.3225194.28910 Tied - ATL, BAL, CAR, CHI, DET, GB, HOU, MIN, NYJ, WAS (0.125)Pittsburgh (0.75)Tampa Bay (0.857)11 Tied - ATL, BUF, CAR, DET, HOU, IND, MIN, NYJ, PIT, SD, TEN (0.125)21
Fair Catch Interference10.008150.124Arizona (0.143)Arizona (0.143)Washington (0.125)Washington (0.125)00
False Start2842.347137011.322Jacksonville (0.5)New England (2)Detroit (2)Seattle (0.429)30
Horse Collar Tackle90.0741180.9752 Tied - CHI, IND (0.125)St. Louis (0.429)Philadelphia (0.429)3 Tied - BUF, HOU, JAC (0.125)02
Illegal Blindside Block40.033490.4053 Tied - DET, IND, MIN (0.125)New Orleans (0.143)Philadelphia (0.143)3 Tied - ATL, DET, GB (0.125)00
Illegal Block Above the Waist430.3553733.0838 Tied - CAR, CHI, DAL, IND, MIN, SD, TEN, WAS (0.125)Kansas City (0.571)3 Tied - MIA, STL, TB (0.429)4 Tied - BAL, GB, IND, TEN (0.125)33
Illegal Contact600.4962982.4635 Tied - CAR, HOU, NE, SD, TEN (0.125)San Francisco (0.857)Arizona (1)5 Tied - BAL, BUF, HOU, NYJ, WAS (0.125)202
Illegal Formation200.1651000.8267 Tied - CHI, HOU, IND, NYJ, PIT, TEN, WAS (0.125)Miami (0.571)Oakland (0.429)6 Tied - ATL, CHI, GB, MIN, SD, WAS (0.125)132
Illegal Forward Pass30.025150.124N.Y. Jets (0.125)2 Tied - CLE, KC (0.143)Denver (0.143)2 Tied - BAL, SD (0.125)00
Illegal Motion40.033200.1654 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI (0.143)4 Tied - CIN, DEN, OAK, PHI (0.143)2 Tied - ARI, STL (0.143)2 Tied - CAR, NYJ (0.125)30
Illegal Shift70.058350.2892 Tied - DET, JAC (0.125)Cleveland (0.286)3 Tied - MIA, NO, SF (0.143)4 Tied - BAL, CAR, GB, PIT (0.125)20
Illegal Substitution120.099600.4967 Tied - BUF, CHI, GB, IND, JAC, NE, PIT (0.125)Dallas (0.25)2 Tied - DAL, TEN (0.25)4 Tied - CAR, CHI, GB, SD (0.125)21
Illegal Touch Kick10.00850.041Minnesota (0.125)Minnesota (0.125)Buffalo (0.125)Buffalo (0.125)00
Illegal Touch Pass30.025150.124Detroit (0.125)Chicago (0.25)2 Tied - NYG, SF (0.143)Atlanta (0.125)00
Illegal Use of Hands930.7696465.3394 Tied - BUF, DAL, HOU, JAC (0.125)Philadelphia (1)New Orleans (1)4 Tied - CAR, GB, NE, TEN (0.125)259
Ineligible Downfield Kick20.017100.0832 Tied - DET, TEN (0.125)2 Tied - DET, TEN (0.125)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.143)2 Tied - KC, NYG (0.143)00
Ineligible Downfield Pass80.066400.3316 Tied - DAL, HOU, IND, JAC, PIT, WAS (0.125)2 Tied - ARI, DEN (0.143)5 Tied - DEN, KC, NYG, OAK, PHI (0.143)3 Tied - BAL, DAL, TEN (0.125)30
Intentional Grounding160.1321801.4887 Tied - CAR, DET, GB, IND, NE, NYJ, TEN (0.125)Oakland (0.286)San Diego (0.375)7 Tied - CHI, JAC, MIN, NYJ, PIT, TEN, WAS (0.125)11
Interference with Opportunity to Catch10.008150.124Chicago (0.125)Chicago (0.125)Carolina (0.125)Carolina (0.125)00
Kickoff Out of Bounds000001
Low Block20.017300.248Detroit (0.125)Philadelphia (0.143)Arizona (0.143)Green Bay (0.125)01
Neutral Zone Infraction540.4462672.2076 Tied - BUF, CHI, DET, GB, NE, SD (0.125)N.Y. Jets (0.625)Washington (0.75)5 Tied - ATL, CAR, DET, MIN, NE (0.125)20
Offensive 12 On-field60.05300.2482 Tied - CAR, NYJ (0.125)4 Tied - ARI, CLE, KC, SEA (0.143)St. Louis (0.286)2 Tied - BAL, SD (0.125)00
Offensive Holding3112.57300224.81Carolina (0.75)Dallas (2)Washington (2.125)Miami (0.714)4623
Offensive Offside30.025150.1242 Tied - PIT, WAS (0.125)Tampa Bay (0.143)Philadelphia (0.143)2 Tied - JAC, PIT (0.125)01
Offensive Pass Interference470.3884583.7854 Tied - BAL, GB, IND, JAC (0.125)2 Tied - SF, STL (0.571)Minnesota (0.5)5 Tied - CHI, DET, GB, IND, NYJ (0.125)132
Offside on Free Kick110.091550.4556 Tied - BUF, CHI, DET, PIT, TEN, WAS (0.125)New England (0.25)Miami (0.286)7 Tied - CAR, DAL, GB, IND, JAC, MIN, WAS (0.125)02
Personal Foul300.2483743.0914 Tied - NYJ, PIT, SD, TEN (0.125)Baltimore (0.5)Cincinnati (0.571)4 Tied - DAL, GB, PIT, TEN (0.125)09
Player Out of Bounds on Punt30.025150.1242 Tied - NYJ, PIT (0.125)Philadelphia (0.143)2 Tied - CLE, NYG (0.143)Buffalo (0.125)10
Roughing the Kicker20.017290.24Detroit (0.125)St. Louis (0.143)N.Y. Giants (0.143)Minnesota (0.125)00
Roughing the Passer480.3976575.433 Tied - DET, MIN, TEN (0.125)2 Tied - NO, STL (0.429)Buffalo (0.625)7 Tied - DAL, DET, GB, MIN, NE, PIT, WAS (0.125)10
Running Into the Kicker20.017100.083Green Bay (0.125)N.Y. Giants (0.143)Seattle (0.143)Atlanta (0.125)30
Taunting80.0661100.9096 Tied - ATL, BUF, GB, PIT, TEN, WAS (0.125)2 Tied - CLE, STL (0.143)Tampa Bay (0.286)2 Tied - MIN, PIT (0.125)02
Tripping30.025300.2482 Tied - DET, JAC (0.125)Seattle (0.143)3 Tied - CAR, DAL, SD (0.125)3 Tied - CAR, DAL, SD (0.125)00
Unnecessary Roughness760.62810158.3886 Tied - ATL, BAL, GB, HOU, IND, JAC (0.125)San Francisco (0.857)2 Tied - CLE, KC (0.714)2 Tied - IND, JAC (0.125)06
Unsportsmanlike Conduct280.2313833.1656 Tied - CHI, HOU, MIN, NE, SD, TEN (0.125)2 Tied - GB, WAS (0.375)Tampa Bay (0.429)4 Tied - CAR, CHI, DAL, NE (0.125)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
8152051640101104281413.67109.336.736.931.870.93
Totals12116691406680686324789110.38928.7353.4556.9316.195.8