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 1.59 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona6323021115001
Atlanta6230011345012
Baltimore6230002115001
Buffalo61400100000
Carolina500000115110
Chicago5115001550005
Cincinnati6460013115010
Cleveland614010230011
Dallas6230002115001
Denver600000220011
Detroit50000000000
Green Bay5567041115010
Houston60000000000
Indianapolis6230002345021
Jacksonville6115001111001
Kansas City6111010115010
LA Rams6115001220011
LA Chargers6334030115010
Miami600000115110
Minnesota6230011331012
New England600000115010
New Orleans5332030115001
N.Y. Jets611501000000
N.Y. Giants611511015010
Oakland6230111115010
Philadelphia6332021345021
Pittsburgh6345012334003
San Francisco5115010449004
Seattle6330021115010
Tampa Bay5230020562023
Tennessee60000000000
Washington5115010115010
Totals9251657229225165722229
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