Roughing the Kicker

Definition

A defender, having missed an attempt to block a kick, tackles the kicker or otherwise runs into the kicker in a way that might injure the kicker or his vulnerable extended kicking leg. This protection is also extended to the holder of a place kick.

Outcome

15 yards and an automatic first down

2012 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.22 Roughing the Kicker penalties per team league wide.
AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000000000
Atlanta180000000000
Baltimore200000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina1600000115001
Chicago1600000115010
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas1600000115010
Denver170000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay180000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis1700000115010
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City160000000000
Miami16115010115010
Minnesota1711500100000
New England1800000115001
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Jets1611500100000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
Oakland1600000115010
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh160000000000
San Diego1611501000000
San Francisco190000000000
Seattle180000000000
St. Louis1611500100000
Tampa Bay1623000200000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington170000000000
Totals53471050257105052

Per Game By Team

AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Atlanta180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Baltimore200.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Buffalo160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Carolina160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.000.06
Chicago160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.060.00
Cincinnati170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cleveland160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Dallas160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.060.00
Denver170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Detroit160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Green Bay180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Houston180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Indianapolis170.000.000.000.000.000.060.880.000.060.00
Jacksonville160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Kansas City160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Miami160.060.940.000.060.000.060.940.000.060.00
Minnesota170.060.880.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.00
New England180.000.000.000.000.000.060.830.000.000.06
New Orleans160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
N.Y. Jets160.060.940.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.00
N.Y. Giants160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Oakland160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.060.00
Philadelphia160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Diego160.060.940.000.060.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Francisco190.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Seattle180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis160.060.940.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.00
Tampa Bay160.131.880.000.000.130.000.000.000.000.00
Tennessee160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Washington170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Totals5340.436.5200.120.310.426.4100.30.12

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
A.HaywardTampa Bay11501-1
A.SendejoMinnesota11501-1
D.WatsonTampa Bay11501-1
E.SmithN.Y. Jets11501-1
J.DunbarSt. Louis11501-1
J.WilsonMiami115101
L.EnglishSan Diego115101
Totals710525-3

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
21611501000.060.9400.0600
31634503000.192.8100.1900
91411501000.071.0700.0700
131611510000.060.940.06000
151611510000.060.940.06000
Totals78710525000.446.70.120.3200

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
MinnesotaIndianapolis09/16/2012A.Sendejo2312:1145NoNo15YesNo
Tampa BayDallas09/23/2012D.Watson3206:2847NoNo15YesNo
St. LouisChicago09/23/2012J.Dunbar3111:35415NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsMiami09/23/2012E.Smith3200:47412NoNo15YesNo
Tampa BayOakland11/04/2012A.Hayward9209:47420NoNo15YesNo
MiamiNew England12/02/2012J.Wilson13213:1346NoNo15NoNo
San DiegoCarolina12/16/2012L.English15205:3043NoNo15NoNo
Totals49.710010550