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

2018 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.06 Roughing the Kicker penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona30000000000
Atlanta311500100000
Baltimore30000000000
Buffalo30000000000
Carolina30000000000
Chicago30000000000
Cincinnati30000000000
Cleveland30000000000
Dallas30000000000
Denver30000000000
Detroit30000000000
Green Bay30000000000
Houston30000000000
Indianapolis30000000000
Jacksonville30000000000
Kansas City300000115001
LA Rams30000000000
LA Chargers30000000000
Miami30000000000
Minnesota30000000000
New England30000000000
New Orleans30000000000
N.Y. Jets30000000000
N.Y. Giants30000000000
Oakland30000000000
Philadelphia300000115010
Pittsburgh211501000000
San Francisco30000000000
Seattle30000000000
Tampa Bay20000000000
Tennessee30000000000
Washington30000000000
Totals47230011230011
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