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 8.91 Defensive Pass Interference penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16811722611143265
Atlanta17814412610171164
Baltimore1691340456119142
Buffalo1651022236139060
Carolina162261028147217
Chicago1691830368160062
Cincinnati1655701410133155
Cleveland165970238153044
Dallas175793417135134
Denver161016002812155193
Detroit171020235513162276
Green Bay186752249281145
Houston1818385181013160294
Indianapolis1616196031311237147
Jacksonville169178245183130117
Kansas City1710144173232011
Los Angeles1691271458127053
Miami179126154456113
Minnesota169188063687251
New England1771450348144162
New Orleans1614241077475040
N.Y. Giants179200045985163
N.Y. Jets16122300578131326
Oakland17152020510203122146
Philadelphia16121620666100042
Pittsburgh18917414510152064
San Diego16860226998072
San Francisco166109006546032
Seattle186782338170344
Tampa Bay16710027010141073
Tennessee161120213811154147
Washington1671103257215243
Totals264285473331117168285473331168117
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