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

2011 Stats

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1166814200
21691004500
31691264501
4166852400
5136763300
6136862400
7135753200
8132301100
9145623200
10165754101
11143451201
12163452101
13164603101
14161115611000
151671005200
16165671400
17166763300
184190100
1941150100
Totals2641001369465405

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.385.060.250.1300
2160.566.250.250.3100
3160.567.880.250.3100.06
4160.385.310.130.2500
5130.465.850.230.2300
6130.466.620.150.3100
7130.385.770.230.1500
8130.152.310.080.0800
9140.364.430.210.1400
10160.314.690.250.0600.06
11140.213.210.070.1400.07
12160.192.810.130.0600.06
13160.253.750.190.0600.06
14160.699.750.060.6300
15160.446.250.310.1300
16160.314.190.060.2500
17160.384.750.190.1900
1840.252.2500.2500
1940.253.7500.2500
Totals2646.9794.883.043.9300.31
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