Defensive Pass Interference

Definition

Making intentional physical contact with an intended receiver after the ball has been thrown and before it has been touched by another player, in order to hinder or prevent him from catching a forward pass.

Outcome

Spot of the foul. Ball is placed on the 1 yard line if the foul occurred in the endzone. Automatic first down.

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 6.47 Defensive Pass Interference penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1610123173587350
Atlanta17711815214221186
Baltimore18510111412269266
Buffalo16780025349121
Carolina1610193146694042
Chicago1881600537140152
Cincinnati1671060439131163
Cleveland16482122367121
Dallas169133336215002
Denver16716824312220148
Detroit16859044238211
Green Bay208126135870017
Houston166700518135253
Indianapolis1751050328142044
Jacksonville165700327179034
Kansas City17484222553123
St. Louis16399312576023
Miami162350206101124
Minnesota161241019172172
New England17101911557111034
New Orleans179218236462222
N.Y. Giants163490219152045
N.Y. Jets19102011558147026
Oakland16132801765158105
Philadelphia176127142356021
Pittsburgh19121821665135050
San Diego166131133224202
San Francisco1641041135130132
Seattle18492122776043
Tampa Bay164530227119234
Tennessee16811903510206146
Washington16219002467031
Totals267207370227103104207370227104103
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