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.

2015 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 7.59 Defensive Pass Interference penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona18383012182953612
Atlanta1610202673674242
Baltimore16152521105442013
Buffalo1611145147499022
Carolina19484022364230
Chicago1661731429191354
Cincinnati174510139199063
Cleveland16924621828011
Dallas166105024657033
Denver19122450489116163
Detroit168138262689051
Green Bay184109122153842510
Houston173791218121144
Indianapolis1610153164670042
Jacksonville16101721558145553
Kansas City189159145592041
St. Louis1671211436163124
Miami1671240257109134
Minnesota1791950458141053
New England181219805710233055
New Orleans168141144137010
N.Y. Giants1669204213192085
N.Y. Jets1661240246117215
Oakland16152301968165053
Philadelphia16711602511176065
Pittsburgh18715711617349098
San Diego166840338102153
San Francisco16724043456004
Seattle187151125371021
Tampa Bay167932436153024
Tennessee1611801011121274
Washington177791436112024
Totals267243434326116127243434326127116
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