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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0 Roughing the Kicker penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona20000000000
Atlanta20000000000
Baltimore20000000000
Buffalo20000000000
Carolina20000000000
Chicago20000000000
Cincinnati20000000000
Cleveland20000000000
Dallas20000000000
Denver20000000000
Detroit20000000000
Green Bay20000000000
Houston20000000000
Indianapolis20000000000
Jacksonville20000000000
Kansas City20000000000
LA Rams20000000000
LA Chargers20000000000
Miami10000000000
Minnesota20000000000
New England20000000000
New Orleans20000000000
N.Y. Jets20000000000
N.Y. Giants20000000000
Oakland20000000000
Philadelphia20000000000
Pittsburgh20000000000
San Francisco20000000000
Seattle20000000000
Tampa Bay10000000000
Tennessee20000000000
Washington20000000000
Totals310000000000
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