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.

2016 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 6.91 Defensive Pass Interference penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona12665124698251
Atlanta1281441269125154
Baltimore126800335114132
Buffalo1251022236139060
Carolina122261027141207
Chicago125810237145052
Cincinnati12224002888135
Cleveland123710127140034
Dallas12348221346012
Denver121016002810140073
Detroit129171054982245
Green Bay125632237239134
Houston12132300677104243
Indianapolis121318802118161026
Jacksonville12716224314219086
Kansas City127103143112001
Los Angeles127119125690033
Miami12678133334012
Minnesota127135061687251
New England127145034559141
New Orleans1210170073475040
N.Y. Giants127162034985063
N.Y. Jets12101610468131326
Oakland1211163047152642123
Philadelphia12887035443031
Pittsburgh127115143670033
San Diego12641224879071
San Francisco12593005441031
Seattle124632137139134
Tampa Bay1271002707106052
Tennessee121019203710134146
Washington125513235163241
Totals1922213593249312822135932412893
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