NFL Penalties - 2011 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 Bay7960912597846369401734.6535.827.3557.532.3510.18
New Orleans102869119100917140361015.6748.286.6156.0620.560.06
Pittsburgh107915101800-6-115351266.2953.825.9447.062.060.710.35
Baltimore987751061042826740615.4443.065.8957.892.220.330.06
Cleveland9584790726-5-121311825.9452.945.6345.381.941.130.13
Cincinnati10289910696546636165652.886.2456.762.120.940.29
Indianapolis7654984804825539734.7534.315.2550.252.440.440.19
Houston10795991711-16-248371635.9453.285.0639.52.060.890.17
Tennessee10496099812-5-148271036.5606.1950.751.690.630.19
Jacksonville7768010589528215301434.8142.56.5655.941.880.880.19
Kansas City110916108832-2-84451936.8857.256.75522.811.190.19
Buffalo8674383850-3107341445.3846.445.1953.132.130.880.25
Atlanta9678410891612132381355.6546.126.3553.882.240.760.29
Chicago10480097714-7-86511316.5506.0644.633.190.810.06
Tampa Bay123100795786-28-221441867.6962.945.9449.132.751.130.38
Detroit1351139121995-14-144501537.94677.1258.532.940.880.18
Philadelphia10785397813-10-40471066.6953.316.0650.812.940.630.38
St. Louis112907111951-14454114756.696.9459.443.380.690.25
N.Y. Giants11798212810691187431635.8549.16.453.452.150.80.15
Washington9089212310063311426725.6355.757.6962.881.630.440.13
Carolina113101398901-15-112421317.0663.316.1356.312.630.810.06
Arizona10699712396617-31311116.6362.317.6960.381.940.690.06
San Francisco1221097107927-15-170551636.7860.945.9451.53.060.890.17
Seattle137104296907-41-135602428.5665.13656.693.751.50.13
Minnesota10890397834-11-69421916.7556.446.0652.132.631.190.06
San Diego917539276017381415.6947.065.7547.52.380.880.06
Dallas11481685650-29-166571017.13515.3140.633.560.630.06
N.Y. Jets102849110966811739726.3853.066.8860.382.440.440.13
Miami857791129752719628745.3148.69760.941.750.440.25
New England9586813010193515138114545.686.8453.6320.580.21
Oakland1631358120982-43-3766216110.1984.887.561.383.8810.06
Denver111927107926-4-1402316.1751.55.9451.442.221.280.06
Totals33742848733742848700131543389202.851711.49202.261707.9179.1626.055.38

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 Block160.062190.82Pittsburgh (0.059)St. Louis (0.188)San Francisco (0.167)New England (0.053)30
Clipping70.026940.352Houston (0.056)Tennessee (0.125)Green Bay (0.118)Baltimore (0.056)20
Defensive 12 On-field250.0941160.4342 Tied - BAL, DEN (0.056)Jacksonville (0.188)New England (0.211)2 Tied - BAL, SF (0.056)130
Defensive Delay of Game20.007100.0372 Tied - HOU, NO (0.056)2 Tied - HOU, NO (0.056)2 Tied - IND, TB (0.063)2 Tied - IND, TB (0.063)00
Defensive Holding1290.4836092.281Atlanta (0.059)Oakland (0.75)2 Tied - ARI, OAK (0.5)New Orleans (0.111)474
Defensive Offside1710.648343.1242 Tied - CLE, WAS (0.063)Oakland (1)Atlanta (0.706)2 Tied - KC, MIN (0.063)673
Defensive Pass Interference2100.787362513.5772 Tied - CHI, TEN (0.188)Arizona (0.875)Cincinnati (0.765)Philadelphia (0.125)183
Delay of Game1350.5066672.498Houston (0.056)Oakland (0.625)Kansas City (0.625)Miami (0.063)20
Disqualification60.022540.2022 Tied - BAL, SF (0.056)2 Tied - CHI, OAK (0.063)Detroit (0.118)Green Bay (0.059)00
Encroachment750.2813601.348N.Y. Giants (0.05)Detroit (0.353)Green Bay (0.294)Houston (0.056)40
Face Mask (15 Yards)970.36313024.876Houston (0.056)Tampa Bay (0.438)San Francisco (0.389)Houston (0.056)55
Face Mask (5 Yards)10.004130.049Tampa Bay (0.063)Tampa Bay (0.063)New Orleans (0.056)New Orleans (0.056)00
Fair Catch Interference80.031170.4386 Tied - CHI, IND, MIN, NYJ, STL, TB (0.063)Arizona (0.125)Jacksonville (0.125)San Francisco (0.056)00
False Start6672.498327612.27Denver (0.556)Seattle (2.375)Arizona (2.438)Indianapolis (0.5)30
Horse Collar Tackle260.0973311.242 Tied - DEN, NO (0.056)Minnesota (0.25)Detroit (0.235)New England (0.053)01
Illegal Bat10.004100.037Jacksonville (0.063)Jacksonville (0.063)San Diego (0.063)San Diego (0.063)00
Illegal Blindside Block10.004100.037Dallas (0.063)Dallas (0.063)Arizona (0.063)Arizona (0.063)00
Illegal Block Above the Waist1200.44910924.09Baltimore (0.056)Tennessee (0.625)2 Tied - CHI, TB (0.438)Minnesota (0.063)123
Illegal Contact700.2623481.303New England (0.053)2 Tied - OAK, SEA (0.375)New England (0.368)Atlanta (0.059)250
Illegal Crackback40.015600.225Baltimore (0.056)3 Tied - ARI, BUF, WAS (0.063)2 Tied - CAR, OAK (0.063)San Francisco (0.056)00
Illegal Formation470.1762350.882 Tied - BAL, HOU (0.056)Carolina (0.313)3 Tied - CHI, KC, MIA (0.25)3 Tied - DEN, HOU, SF (0.056)310
Illegal Forward Pass70.026290.1097 Tied - CLE, DAL, KC, MIN, PHI, TB, WAS (0.063)7 Tied - CLE, DAL, KC, MIN, PHI, TB, WAS (0.063)4 Tied - DAL, MIA, SEA, TEN (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.05)10
Illegal Motion130.049650.243New England (0.053)2 Tied - BUF, WAS (0.125)Minnesota (0.188)N.Y. Giants (0.05)70
Illegal Onside Kick10.00450.019New England (0.053)New England (0.053)Pittsburgh (0.059)Pittsburgh (0.059)00
Illegal Procedure10.00450.019Oakland (0.063)Oakland (0.063)Houston (0.056)Houston (0.056)00
Illegal Receiver Pass20.007100.037Baltimore (0.056)Seattle (0.063)Pittsburgh (0.059)San Francisco (0.056)00
Illegal Shift250.0941250.468New England (0.053)Seattle (0.188)Green Bay (0.353)New England (0.053)121
Illegal Substitution280.1051400.524Baltimore (0.056)Atlanta (0.176)New England (0.316)2 Tied - BAL, DEN (0.056)42
Illegal Touch Kick40.015100.0372 Tied - BAL, DEN (0.056)2 Tied - CHI, DAL (0.063)3 Tied - JAC, MIN, OAK (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.05)30
Illegal Touch Pass70.026350.131New England (0.053)3 Tied - SD, TB, WAS (0.063)5 Tied - CAR, IND, MIA, NYJ, SEA (0.063)Houston (0.056)20
Illegal Use of Hands750.2815111.9149 Tied - BUF, CHI, DAL, IND, KC, NYJ, TB, TEN, WAS (0.063)Detroit (0.353)2 Tied - CHI, STL (0.313)2 Tied - CIN, DET (0.059)212
Illegally Kicking Ball000010
Ineligible Downfield Kick200.0751000.375N.Y. Giants (0.05)St. Louis (0.188)2 Tied - SEA, WAS (0.188)New England (0.053)01
Ineligible Downfield Pass90.034450.1695 Tied - CHI, CLE, JAC, PHI, SEA (0.063)2 Tied - NYJ, OAK (0.125)Washington (0.125)2 Tied - GB, PIT (0.059)100
Intentional Grounding430.1614631.7343 Tied - BAL, HOU, SF (0.056)3 Tied - ARI, NYG, WAS (0.25)N.Y. Jets (0.25)New England (0.053)01
Interference with Opportunity to Catch40.015600.225San Francisco (0.056)Chicago (0.063)2 Tied - KC, SEA (0.063)2 Tied - NO, SF (0.056)10
Invalid Fair Catch Signal30.011150.056N.Y. Giants (0.05)San Diego (0.063)2 Tied - NYJ, WAS (0.063)San Francisco (0.056)00
Leaping20.007160.06Pittsburgh (0.059)Jacksonville (0.063)Cleveland (0.063)San Francisco (0.056)00
Leverage30.011310.1163 Tied - CHI, DAL, TB (0.063)3 Tied - CHI, DAL, TB (0.063)San Francisco (0.111)Seattle (0.063)00
Low Block60.022750.281Houston (0.056)3 Tied - ARI, MIA, OAK (0.063)4 Tied - IND, JAC, SEA, TEN (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.05)00
Neutral Zone Infraction1150.4315602.0974 Tied - CAR, KC, NYJ, TEN (0.063)Tampa Bay (0.688)Green Bay (0.647)3 Tied - BAL, HOU, NO (0.056)10
Offensive 12 On-field90.034400.157 Tied - BUF, DAL, JAC, NYJ, OAK, TB, WAS (0.063)San Francisco (0.111)N.Y. Jets (0.125)New Orleans (0.056)10
Offensive Holding6092.281578421.663Green Bay (0.588)Carolina (1.938)Atlanta (1.647)2 Tied - HOU, NO (0.722)9721
Offensive Offside20.007100.0372 Tied - BUF, SD (0.063)2 Tied - BUF, SD (0.063)Washington (0.063)Green Bay (0.059)20
Offensive Pass Interference690.2586822.554N.Y. Giants (0.05)Detroit (0.353)New Orleans (0.444)Houston (0.056)171
Offside on Free Kick260.0971300.487N.Y. Giants (0.05)2 Tied - MIN, TB (0.188)Green Bay (0.235)Denver (0.056)10
Personal Foul790.2969893.704N.Y. Giants (0.05)Oakland (0.375)2 Tied - MIA, OAK (0.375)San Francisco (0.056)313
Player Out of Bounds on Punt120.045590.221N.Y. Giants (0.05)4 Tied - JAC, MIA, MIN, TEN (0.063)Cleveland (0.125)N.Y. Giants (0.05)00
Roughing the Kicker60.022760.285San Francisco (0.056)Kansas City (0.125)2 Tied - JAC, SEA (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.05)00
Roughing the Passer1000.37513695.127Baltimore (0.056)2 Tied - MIA, PHI (0.438)2 Tied - CAR, DEN (0.5)New England (0.053)05
Running Into the Kicker90.034550.2062 Tied - BAL, HOU (0.056)Oakland (0.125)Jacksonville (0.188)New England (0.053)80
Taunting30.011300.1122 Tied - DEN, NO (0.056)Seattle (0.063)2 Tied - NYJ, STL (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.05)01
Tripping80.03800.3Houston (0.056)Tampa Bay (0.125)Philadelphia (0.125)New Orleans (0.056)00
Unnecessary Roughness1860.69725489.543Houston (0.111)2 Tied - DEN, SF (0.611)Detroit (0.706)Pittsburgh (0.059)720
Unsportsmanlike Conduct700.2629533.5692 Tied - DEN, HOU (0.056)Seattle (0.438)Detroit (0.294)2 Tied - NO, SF (0.056)22

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11621917599712234613.69109.946.067.632.130.38
21618917188710223811.81107.385.446.381.440.5
316217174911710030213.56109.317.316.251.880.13
41620416841079727212.75105.256.696.061.690.13
5131661456699717612.771125.317.461.310.46
6131631327788523812.54102.0866.541.770.62
71320016521019917415.38127.087.777.621.310.31
8131731382938018413.31106.317.156.151.380.31
9141931698959816213.79121.296.7971.140.14
1016212179510710529713.25112.196.696.561.810.44
11141831555849929613.07111.0767.072.070.43
1216199169710198321012.44106.066.316.1320.63
1316183148882101261011.44935.136.311.630.63
1416211179010610523213.19111.886.636.561.440.13
1516205177910510023012.81111.196.566.251.440
161619316509110221812.06103.135.696.381.310.5
17161751557868931410.9497.315.385.561.940.25
184393732019609.7593.2554.751.50
19419178811604.7544.522.751.50
202221487151011743.57.50.50
21195245109524510
Totals2673374284871645172943389253.32110.22121.41131.9132.195.99