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.

2014 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 6.72 Defensive Pass Interference penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona17810202611238256
Atlanta166117042342121
Baltimore18661015163353106
Buffalo167160343216220
Carolina185122232773152
Chicago1671840349192463
Cincinnati17692124555041
Cleveland169165136332230
Dallas1891252549196018
Denver17912807210158455
Detroit1791412727119134
Green Bay187970349212063
Houston16481122780034
Indianapolis19715205211200047
Jacksonville16244002661142
Kansas City1669401528011
St. Louis1651370325124132
Miami162623029132136
Minnesota168117353365121
New England191117839211182056
New Orleans166831158145026
N.Y. Giants16411303110165255
N.Y. Jets165125132473004
Oakland1681771446102133
Philadelphia1661510337177052
Pittsburgh175780328156053
San Diego16112042478145135
San Francisco165581236115024
Seattle197165043280111
Tampa Bay16423131481022
Tennessee1613164258129110
Washington1681900266102033
Totals267215389030106109215389030109106
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