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

2010 Stats

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11671024300
21681204400
3165532300
4143443000
5142301100
6143311200
7141150100
8136834200
9134461300
10144503100
111681094400
121671033400
13164552201
14163451200
15166803302
16162301101
17164600401
1941150100
2021141000
Totals262791085384105

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.446.380.250.1900
2160.57.50.250.2500
3160.313.310.130.1900
4140.213.140.21000
5140.142.140.070.0700
6140.212.210.070.1400
7140.071.0700.0700
8130.466.380.310.1500
9130.313.540.080.2300
10140.293.570.210.0700
11160.56.810.250.2500
12160.446.440.190.2500
13160.253.440.130.1300.06
14160.192.810.060.1300
15160.3850.190.1900.13
16160.131.880.060.0600.06
17160.253.7500.2500.06
1940.253.7500.2500
2020.570.5000
Totals2625.8380.122.962.8700.31
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