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

2016 Stats

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
3161150100
5142301100
7152161100
8131151000
9132300201
1014000001
1114160100
13141150100
Totals113101273702

Penalties By Week - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
3160.060.9400.0600
5140.142.140.070.0700
7150.131.070.070.0700
8130.081.150.08000
9130.152.3100.1500.08
1014000000.07
11140.070.4300.0700
13140.071.0700.0700
Totals1130.79.110.220.4900.15
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