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.

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 8.66 Defensive Pass Interference penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1645612214212486
Atlanta18101991377101043
Baltimore169132245472013
Buffalo1781071266110215
Carolina17914214510166173
Chicago167142034330012
Cincinnati1618267081010121046
Cleveland16815205312164157
Dallas161221006610193173
Denver1681020538136353
Detroit16132211769197354
Green Bay1659212310152273
Houston1611212183172763710
Indianapolis16683351270011
Jacksonville1971272259153045
Kansas City1713236358446013
LA Rams1761023519177154
LA Chargers16712502516231179
Miami1681240447140152
Minnesota186140324173415107
New England19614704214355095
New Orleans1813306576312212
N.Y. Jets1691801457103043
N.Y. Giants1611273147568223
Oakland16610014210213055
Philadelphia19713402510276273
Pittsburgh17611815115300187
San Francisco1610162355467113
Seattle16132071589134254
Tampa Bay166500157120125
Tennessee188154153342021
Washington167892346113033
Totals267277489139133144277489139144133
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