Roughing the Passer

Definition

A defender continues an effort to tackle or "hit" a passer after the passer has already thrown a pass. A defender is allowed to take one step after the ball is thrown; a defender is penalized if he hits the passer having taken two or more steps after the ball leaves the passer's hand.

Outcome

15 yards and an automatic first down

2018 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.09 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona14438022558023
Atlanta14345021575032
Baltimore14460004115001
Buffalo14219002460031
Carolina13115010115110
Chicago14437022773107
Cincinnati14460013230020
Cleveland14334012342012
Dallas14453022336021
Denver14111001335012
Detroit14223111336021
Green Bay14567041115010
Houston14115001114001
Indianapolis14230002345021
Jacksonville14230011226002
Kansas City14218020341030
LA Rams14458022220111
LA Chargers14449131230011
Miami14115010230120
Minnesota14345012432013
New England14115001217011
New Orleans13443031115001
N.Y. Jets14447122345030
N.Y. Giants1468113315010
Oakland14345121115010
Philadelphia14442022797043
Pittsburgh14457022449004
San Francisco14458031794016
Seattle14675042573123
Tampa Bay143450308107035
Tennessee1411501000000
Washington14343021343021
Totals2239912885534699128854653
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