NFL Penalties - 2013 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
Baltimore11294212611961425441130758.887.8874.752.560.810
Denver1321128117989-15-139391316.9559.376.1652.052.050.680.05
Buffalo110954108931-2-23361026.8859.636.7558.192.250.630.13
New England75675118102743352231314.1737.56.5657.061.280.720.06
Seattle15214151181062-34-35352141874.476.2155.892.740.740.05
Carolina887448980315928905.1843.765.2447.241.650.530
Cincinnati106103874720-32-318301006.2461.064.3542.351.760.590
Chicago8570869647-16-61311205.3144.254.3140.441.940.750
Cleveland10492095745-9-175431106.557.55.9446.562.690.690
Miami69593917192212625704.3137.065.6944.941.560.440
Minnesota7069510010033030829704.3843.446.2562.691.810.440
Detroit11092587681-23-244461006.8857.815.4442.562.880.630
Indianapolis7463711810404440320824.1135.396.5657.781.110.440.11
Oakland11691287686-29-226502307.25575.4442.883.131.440
Jacksonville9679787729-9-684560649.815.4445.562.810.380
Kansas City1037891168711382381216.0646.416.8251.242.240.710.06
Tampa Bay12111361051012-16-124431507.56716.5663.252.690.940
N.Y. Jets10883792833-16-4541316.7552.315.7552.063.380.810.06
New Orleans110976101840-9-13636716.1154.225.6146.6720.390.06
Atlanta91788104885139729805.6949.256.555.311.810.50
Tennessee10190095779-6-12128816.3156.255.9448.691.750.50.06
Pittsburgh76648917951514721724.7540.55.6949.691.310.440.13
St. Louis1231009105978-18-31401127.6963.066.5661.132.50.690.13
Arizona96744111960152164273646.56.94602.630.440.19
San Francisco1179601151037-277521426.1650.536.0554.582.740.740.11
Green Bay898211018931272271425.2448.295.9452.531.590.820.12
Dallas102867112875108351526.3854.19754.692.190.940.13
N.Y. Giants9178610590414118371515.6949.136.5656.52.310.940.06
Washington9980283697-16-10537926.1950.135.1943.562.310.560.13
Philadelphia998891139401451361415.8252.296.6555.292.120.820.06
Houston1121138102809-10-32939180771.136.3850.562.441.130
San Diego1088561109432875091647.566.1152.392.780.50.06
Totals32452802932452802900118236229194.561679.68194.471679.0871.0121.781.76

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 Block30.011410.154Kansas City (0.059)2 Tied - DET, PIT (0.063)Washington (0.063)New England (0.056)10
Clipping50.019750.281San Francisco (0.053)2 Tied - ATL, DET (0.063)5 Tied - ARI, MIN, NYG, PIT, WAS (0.063)5 Tied - ARI, MIN, NYG, PIT, WAS (0.063)00
Defensive 12 On-field300.1121500.5622 Tied - SEA, SF (0.053)2 Tied - CLE, NYJ (0.188)New England (0.278)2 Tied - DEN, SEA (0.053)10
Defensive Delay of Game20.007100.037Denver (0.053)Washington (0.063)Dallas (0.063)Kansas City (0.059)00
Defensive Holding1810.6788773.285Minnesota (0.125)Kansas City (0.647)Tennessee (0.563)4 Tied - BUF, HOU, OAK, WAS (0.125)475
Defensive Offside1570.5887402.772New England (0.056)N.Y. Jets (0.938)Miami (0.625)Denver (0.053)643
Defensive Pass Interference2470.925417115.622Washington (0.063)Seattle (0.789)Baltimore (0.875)Washington (0.125)210
Delay of Game1510.5667382.764Green Bay (0.059)San Francisco (0.684)3 Tied - ARI, DAL, IND (0.5)2 Tied - TB, TEN (0.063)10
Disqualification60.022530.199Carolina (0.059)2 Tied - NYJ, STL (0.125)New England (0.111)Carolina (0.059)00
Encroachment610.2282891.082Seattle (0.053)Detroit (0.375)St. Louis (0.438)Philadelphia (0.059)10
Face Mask (15 Yards)870.32611684.3752 Tied - NE, NO (0.056)Atlanta (0.313)Pittsburgh (0.375)Cincinnati (0.059)61
Fair Catch Interference90.0341200.4492 Tied - SEA, SF (0.053)St. Louis (0.125)Dallas (0.188)New Orleans (0.056)00
False Start5301.98525789.655N.Y. Giants (0.5)Baltimore (1.75)Houston (1.625)3 Tied - CHI, CLE, WAS (0.563)20
Horse Collar Tackle310.1164221.581Seattle (0.053)Chicago (0.313)2 Tied - BAL, MIN (0.188)2 Tied - DEN, SEA (0.053)10
Illegal Bat20.007130.0492 Tied - MIA, PIT (0.063)2 Tied - MIA, PIT (0.063)Green Bay (0.059)New England (0.056)20
Illegal Blindside Block20.007210.079Cincinnati (0.059)St. Louis (0.063)2 Tied - DAL, MIA (0.063)2 Tied - DAL, MIA (0.063)10
Illegal Block Above the Waist1000.3759143.4232 Tied - IND, SD (0.056)Tennessee (0.438)N.Y. Jets (0.5)Denver (0.053)70
Illegal Contact380.1421850.6932 Tied - KC, PHI (0.059)Baltimore (0.25)Chicago (0.313)Denver (0.053)140
Illegal Cut10.004150.056Cleveland (0.063)Cleveland (0.063)Cincinnati (0.059)Cincinnati (0.059)00
Illegal Formation610.2283011.1272 Tied - DEN, SEA (0.053)Carolina (0.294)Philadelphia (0.353)7 Tied - ATL, BAL, DAL, HOU, PIT, STL, TEN (0.063)160
Illegal Forward Pass90.034400.15Seattle (0.053)Philadelphia (0.118)New Orleans (0.111)2 Tied - DEN, SEA (0.053)10
Illegal Kick10.00400Cleveland (0.063)Cleveland (0.063)Jacksonville (0.063)Jacksonville (0.063)10
Illegal Motion100.037500.187San Diego (0.056)N.Y. Giants (0.125)Miami (0.125)Denver (0.053)40
Illegal Peelback10.004150.056Washington (0.063)Washington (0.063)Green Bay (0.059)Green Bay (0.059)10
Illegal Shift260.0971300.487Seattle (0.053)N.Y. Jets (0.25)Dallas (0.25)2 Tied - DEN, SEA (0.053)130
Illegal Substitution110.041550.206New Orleans (0.056)2 Tied - JAC, NYJ (0.125)2 Tied - ATL, HOU (0.125)Seattle (0.053)21
Illegal Touch Kick130.049250.094Seattle (0.053)Indianapolis (0.111)Baltimore (0.125)Denver (0.053)00
Illegal Touch Pass40.015210.079Seattle (0.053)3 Tied - BAL, NYG, OAK (0.063)2 Tied - CLE, NYG (0.063)Denver (0.053)20
Illegal Use of Hands750.2815321.9934 Tied - ARI, DET, NYJ, OAK (0.063)St. Louis (0.438)New England (0.444)Denver (0.053)232
Illegally Kicking Ball10.004100.037Washington (0.063)Washington (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.063)N.Y. Giants (0.063)10
Ineligible Downfield Kick80.03400.15Indianapolis (0.056)2 Tied - OAK, STL (0.125)6 Tied - CLE, HOU, NYG, NYJ, PIT, TEN (0.063)New Orleans (0.056)00
Ineligible Downfield Pass80.03400.152 Tied - DEN, SEA (0.053)Chicago (0.125)2 Tied - BAL, NYG (0.063)Denver (0.053)90
Intentional Grounding410.1545081.903Denver (0.053)N.Y. Giants (0.313)Philadelphia (0.412)Denver (0.053)10
Interference with Opportunity to Catch30.011450.169New Orleans (0.056)2 Tied - BUF, JAC (0.063)N.Y. Jets (0.063)San Francisco (0.053)00
Invalid Fair Catch Signal10.00410.004Minnesota (0.063)Minnesota (0.063)Pittsburgh (0.063)Pittsburgh (0.063)00
Low Block50.019690.258Indianapolis (0.056)3 Tied - DET, JAC, MIA (0.063)Minnesota (0.125)3 Tied - BUF, NYJ, OAK (0.063)00
Neutral Zone Infraction1310.4916422.404Indianapolis (0.056)Detroit (0.688)Baltimore (0.813)2 Tied - MIA, NYJ (0.063)10
Offensive 12 On-field70.026350.131Seattle (0.053)Green Bay (0.118)Indianapolis (0.111)5 Tied - ATL, BAL, MIN, NYG, STL (0.063)00
Offensive Holding5872.199553120.715Indianapolis (0.5)New Orleans (1.722)2 Tied - CLE, NYG (1.5)New England (0.611)908
Offensive Offside40.015200.075San Diego (0.056)2 Tied - CHI, TB (0.063)2 Tied - BAL, NYG (0.063)Seattle (0.053)00
Offensive Pass Interference660.2476332.3712 Tied - IND, NO (0.056)Denver (0.316)Washington (0.313)New Orleans (0.056)90
Offside on Free Kick120.045600.225San Francisco (0.053)3 Tied - BAL, CHI, OAK (0.125)Pittsburgh (0.125)2 Tied - DEN, SF (0.053)00
Personal Foul790.29610844.06New England (0.056)St. Louis (0.563)Baltimore (0.5)Denver (0.053)27
Player Out of Bounds on Punt140.052720.272 Tied - CAR, CIN (0.059)Miami (0.125)Seattle (0.158)San Francisco (0.053)00
Roughing the Kicker30.011450.169Green Bay (0.059)2 Tied - CHI, TB (0.063)3 Tied - BUF, CLE, PIT (0.063)3 Tied - BUF, CLE, PIT (0.063)00
Roughing the Passer900.33711984.4872 Tied - NE, SD (0.056)Tampa Bay (0.5)Atlanta (0.563)San Francisco (0.053)20
Running Into the Kicker90.034450.1692 Tied - NE, NO (0.056)6 Tied - ARI, BAL, BUF, HOU, NYG, OAK (0.063)Oakland (0.125)2 Tied - NE, NO (0.056)50
Taunting290.1093451.292San Francisco (0.053)St. Louis (0.188)Minnesota (0.188)San Francisco (0.053)01
Tripping70.026700.262Denver (0.053)St. Louis (0.125)3 Tied - ARI, CLE, TEN (0.063)Seattle (0.053)01
Unnecessary Roughness2270.85302711.337Kansas City (0.059)Tampa Bay (0.938)Seattle (0.842)2 Tied - NYG, OAK (0.063)70
Unsportsmanlike Conduct590.2217602.8463 Tied - IND, NE, SD (0.056)St. Louis (0.313)Seattle (0.368)San Diego (0.056)30

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116217187511010729213.56117.196.886.691.810.13
216202170810010224012.63106.756.256.381.50
31619817581059326612.38109.886.565.811.630.38
41519317589110221012.87117.26.076.81.40
5141691522878226012.07108.716.215.861.860
61519115998310816512.73106.65.537.21.070.33
71521318159511830414.21216.337.8720.27
8131571360787915012.08104.6266.081.150
9131411346647715010.85103.544.925.921.150
10141531288658814210.93924.646.2910.14
111519815841098923213.2105.67.275.931.530.13
121417715587610116012.64111.295.437.211.140
131618815881018714011.7599.256.315.440.880
141619416988311123212.13106.135.196.941.440.13
151620517829011524012.81111.385.637.191.50
16161791455958425611.1990.945.945.251.560.38
1716154132573811009.6382.814.565.060.630
184312531516207.7563.253.7540.50
1944942924255012.25107.2566.251.250
202211801293010.59064.51.50
21115148510101514851010
Totals2673245280291561168436229253.152203.39120.47132.6727.51.89