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

Teams

There was an average of 0.22 Roughing the Kicker penalties per team league wide.
Overall TotalPer Game
NameGamesAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary YardsDismissedHomeAwayAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary Yards
Arizona1600000000000
Atlanta1800000000000
Baltimore2000000000000
Buffalo1600000000000
Carolina1600115000000.060.94
Chicago1600115000000.060.94
Cincinnati1700000000000
Cleveland1600000000000
Dallas1600115000000.060.94
Denver1700000000000
Detroit1600000000000
Green Bay1800000000000
Houston1800000000000
Indianapolis1700115000000.060.88
Jacksonville1600000000000
Kansas City1600000000000
Miami161151150100.060.940.060.94
Minnesota17115000010.060.8800
New England1800115000000.060.83
New Orleans1600000000000
N.Y. Jets16115000010.060.9400
N.Y. Giants1600000000000
Oakland1600115000000.060.94
Philadelphia1600000000000
Pittsburgh1600000000000
San Diego16115000100.060.9400
San Francisco1900000000000
Seattle1800000000000
St. Louis16115000010.060.9400
Tampa Bay16230000020.131.8800
Tennessee1600000000000
Washington1700000000000
Totals534710571050250.46.50.46.4

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
Totals78710525000.46.70.10.300

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