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

2012 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.81 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.
AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona16230011115101
Atlanta18115010230020
Baltimore20550014231011
Buffalo16222011563023
Carolina16230011690033
Chicago16230020230011
Cincinnati1700000230011
Cleveland16346030345012
Dallas1645102200000
Denver1769004218010
Detroit16230002327112
Green Bay18345012460113
Houston18223011460022
Indianapolis17230111570005
Jacksonville16791143115110
Kansas City16229011225011
Miami16222020786043
Minnesota17451122230011
New England18345130222002
New Orleans16230020115010
N.Y. Jets16564141115001
N.Y. Giants1600000115010
Oakland16568014680024
Philadelphia16115001665033
Pittsburgh16115010344012
San Diego16343012458022
San Francisco19221020460013
Seattle18334112230011
St. Louis1646002216201
Tampa Bay16345021230002
Tennessee16672042115001
Washington17115010442031
Totals5349012126523890121263852

Per Game By Team

AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.131.880.000.060.060.060.940.060.000.06
Atlanta180.060.830.000.060.000.111.670.000.110.00
Baltimore200.252.500.000.050.200.101.550.000.050.05
Buffalo160.131.380.000.060.060.313.940.000.130.19
Carolina160.131.880.000.060.060.385.630.000.190.19
Chicago160.131.880.000.130.000.131.880.000.060.06
Cincinnati170.000.000.000.000.000.121.760.000.060.06
Cleveland160.192.880.000.190.000.192.810.000.060.13
Dallas160.253.190.000.130.130.000.000.000.000.00
Denver170.355.290.000.240.120.060.470.000.060.00
Detroit160.131.880.000.000.130.191.690.060.060.13
Green Bay180.172.500.000.060.110.223.330.060.060.17
Houston180.111.280.000.060.060.223.330.000.110.11
Indianapolis170.121.760.060.060.060.294.120.000.000.29
Jacksonville160.445.690.060.250.190.060.940.060.060.00
Kansas City160.131.810.000.060.060.131.560.000.060.06
Miami160.131.380.000.130.000.445.380.000.250.19
Minnesota170.243.000.060.120.120.121.760.000.060.06
New England180.172.500.060.170.000.111.220.000.000.11
New Orleans160.131.880.000.130.000.060.940.000.060.00
N.Y. Jets160.314.000.060.250.060.060.940.000.000.06
N.Y. Giants160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.060.00
Oakland160.314.250.000.060.250.385.000.000.130.25
Philadelphia160.060.940.000.000.060.384.060.000.190.19
Pittsburgh160.060.940.000.060.000.192.750.000.060.13
San Diego160.192.690.000.060.130.253.630.000.130.13
San Francisco190.111.110.000.110.000.213.160.000.050.16
Seattle180.171.890.060.060.110.111.670.000.060.06
St. Louis160.253.750.000.130.130.060.380.130.000.06
Tampa Bay160.192.810.000.130.060.131.880.000.000.13
Tennessee160.384.500.000.250.130.060.940.000.000.06
Washington170.060.880.000.060.000.242.470.000.180.06
Totals5345.4873.150.363.192.295.4372.740.372.33.15

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
Jacksonville115101
Tampa Bay115101
Philadelphia11501-1
A.AyersTennessee14101
A.BlakeJacksonville115101
A.BranchJacksonville230110
A.JonesBaltimore1301-1
A.RubinCleveland115101
A.SpencerDallas115101
B.IrvinSeattle10101
B.JonesGreen Bay11501-1
B.SpikesNew England215202
B.WagnerSeattle115101
C.BarwinHouston1801-1
C.ClemonsSeattle11501-1
C.LiugetSan Diego115101
C.LongSt. Louis11501-1
C.MatthewsAtlanta115101
C.MatthewsGreen Bay115101
D.BrutonDenver11501-1
D.BryantOakland22802-2
D.HightowerNew England115101
D.JohnsonKansas City115101
D.StewartSt. Louis11501-1
D.WareDallas115101
D.WashingtonArizona11501-1
E.GriffenMinnesota115101
E.HendersonMinnesota1601-1
E.ReedBaltimore1201-1
E.ThomasSeattle1401-1
E.WaldenGreen Bay11501-1
G.HardyCarolina230110
G.McIntyreN.Y. Jets1001-1
H.NgataBaltimore11501-1
H.SmithMinnesota11501-1
I.IdonijeChicago115101
J.BabinJacksonville1901-1
J.BrinkleyMinnesota115101
J.FreemanIndianapolis115101
J.HarrisonPittsburgh115101
J.HatcherDallas22102-2
J.HughesIndianapolis1001-1
J.MayoNew England115101
J.MaysDenver115101
J.MinceyJacksonville215202
J.OdrickMiami115101
J.ParkerCleveland115101
J.PeppersChicago115101
J.WilsonMiami17101
K.LangfordSt. Louis115101
K.MooreBuffalo11501-1
K.WilliamsMinnesota1001-1
K.WilliamsBuffalo17101
K.WimbleyTennessee11501-1
L.FletcherWashington115101
M.BennettTampa Bay115101
M.DowtinN.Y. Jets115101
M.FokouIndianapolis11501-1
M.GriffinTennessee11501-1
M.IngramSan Diego22802-2
M.MartinTennessee115101
M.ShaughnessyOakland11501-1
M.WilkersonN.Y. Jets225110
M.WilsonNew Orleans115101
N.BowmanSan Francisco115101
N.SuhDetroit11501-1
P.KrugerBaltimore115101
Q.CoplesN.Y. Jets224202
R.AllenJacksonville1701-1
R.AyersDenver115101
R.McDonaldSan Francisco16101
R.MillerTampa Bay11501-1
R.QuinnSt. Louis115101
R.SeymourOakland11001-1
R.WalkerArizona115101
S.SolomonTennessee18101
SamL.HillDetroit11501-1
T.CodyBaltimore11501-1
T.HaliKansas City11401-1
T.KellyOakland115101
T.WardCleveland116101
V.MillerDenver345211
W.MercilusHouston115101
W.SmithNew Orleans115101
W.WitherspoonTennessee115101
Totals961212554114

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116811253000.570.310.1900
21642713100.251.690.060.190.060
31689553000.55.940.310.1900
41545240000.273.470.27000
51469042000.436.430.290.1400
61456114000.364.360.070.2900
71323011000.152.310.080.0800
81457032000.3650.210.1400
91457641100.365.430.290.070.070
101456532100.364.640.210.140.070
111434512010.213.210.070.1400.07
121621902000.131.1900.1300
131656941010.314.310.250.0600.06
141634521000.192.810.130.0600
151668233000.385.130.190.1900
1616913563000.568.440.380.1900
1716810944100.56.810.250.250.060
20211510000.57.50.5000
21111501001150100
Totals2599012125238427.32100.673.873.450.260.13

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
DallasN.Y. Giants09/05/2012J.Hatcher1414:5535NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsBuffalo09/09/2012Q.Coples1409:04110NoNo9NoNo
PhiladelphiaCleveland09/09/20121306:07110NoNo15YesNo
ClevelandPhiladelphia09/09/2012A.Rubin1404:5827NoNo15NoNo
Green BaySan Francisco09/09/2012C.Matthews1214:1227NoNo15NoNo
ArizonaSeattle09/09/2012R.Walker1214:2834NoNo15NoNo
Tampa BayCarolina09/09/2012M.Bennett1413:21110NoNo15NoNo
San DiegoOakland09/10/2012M.Ingram1401:2443NoNo13YesNo
New EnglandArizona09/16/2012B.Spikes2301:13218YesNo0NoYes
BaltimorePhiladelphia09/16/2012E.Reed2105:4823NoNo2YesNo
BaltimorePhiladelphia09/16/2012A.Jones2402:15214NoNo3YesNo
TennesseeSan Diego09/16/2012K.Wimbley2101:17310NoNo15YesNo
MiamiOakland09/16/2012J.Wilson2201:1624NoNo7NoNo
St. LouisChicago09/23/2012D.Stewart3204:5838NoNo15YesNo
TennesseeDetroit09/23/2012S.Solomon3415:0029NoNo8NoNo
TennesseeDetroit09/23/2012A.Ayers3400:2827NoNo4NoNo
HoustonDenver09/23/2012C.Barwin3207:11110NoNo8YesNo
DenverHouston09/23/2012V.Miller3311:4032NoNo15NoNo
DenverHouston09/23/2012J.Mays3311:17110NoNo15NoNo
SeattleGreen Bay09/24/2012B.Wagner3311:22110NoNo15NoNo
Green BaySeattle09/24/2012E.Walden3408:44110NoNo15YesNo
BuffaloNew England09/30/2012K.Williams4304:4926NoNo7NoNo
DenverOakland09/30/2012R.Ayers4401:27110NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleCincinnati09/30/2012A.Blake4107:35315NoNo15NoNo
Tampa BayWashington09/30/20124308:28319NoNo15NoNo
St. LouisArizona10/04/2012K.Langford5200:5538NoNo15NoNo
MinnesotaTennessee10/07/2012E.Griffen5413:1233NoNo15NoNo
SeattleCarolina10/07/2012C.Clemons5202:0834NoNo15YesNo
JacksonvilleChicago10/07/20125309:3441NoNo15NoNo
New OrleansSan Diego10/07/2012W.Smith5204:54310NoNo15NoNo
San DiegoNew Orleans10/07/2012M.Ingram5303:00216NoNo15YesNo
OaklandAtlanta10/14/2012M.Shaughnessy6105:15110NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsIndianapolis10/14/2012M.Wilkerson6107:39210NoNo10NoNo
DetroitPhiladelphia10/14/2012SamL.Hill6103:52110NoNo15YesNo
St. LouisMiami10/14/2012C.Long6300:2925NoNo15YesNo
MinnesotaWashington10/14/2012E.Henderson6203:3123NoNo6YesNo
IndianapolisCleveland10/21/2012J.Freeman7104:4532NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleOakland10/21/2012A.Branch7412:23310NoNo15YesNo
Tampa BayMinnesota10/25/2012R.Miller8211:05110NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsMiami10/28/2012M.Dowtin8306:0239NoNo15NoNo
TennesseeIndianapolis10/28/2012M.Martin8200:30214NoNo15NoNo
ChicagoCarolina10/28/2012I.Idonije8406:0829NoNo15NoNo
OaklandKansas City10/28/2012R.Seymour8402:37110NoNo10YesNo
CarolinaWashington11/04/2012G.Hardy9110:56310NoNo15YesNo
WashingtonCarolina11/04/2012L.Fletcher9201:4324NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleDetroit11/04/2012J.Mincey9203:4834YesNo0NoYes
ClevelandBaltimore11/04/2012T.Ward9407:4228NoNo16NoNo
OaklandTampa Bay11/04/2012T.Kelly9110:27110NoNo15NoNo
New OrleansPhiladelphia11/05/2012M.Wilson9110:2737NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleIndianapolis11/08/2012A.Branch10103:14110NoNo15NoNo
IndianapolisJacksonville11/08/2012J.Hughes10413:52210YesNo0YesYes
DenverCarolina11/11/2012V.Miller10403:15110NoNo15YesNo
New EnglandBuffalo11/11/2012B.Spikes10410:3624NoNo15NoNo
San FranciscoSt. Louis11/11/2012R.McDonald10302:00310NoNo6NoNo
Kansas CityPittsburgh11/12/2012T.Hali10414:15312NoNo14YesNo
Green BayDetroit11/18/2012B.Jones11202:3038NoNo15YesNo
ArizonaAtlanta11/18/2012D.Washington11308:21315NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsSt. Louis11/18/2012G.McIntyre11403:27310NoYes0YesYes
New EnglandIndianapolis11/18/2012J.Mayo11303:18210NoNo15NoNo
TennesseeJacksonville11/25/2012M.Griffin12408:4334NoNo15YesNo
SeattleMiami11/25/2012E.Thomas12408:3717NoNo4YesNo
MinnesotaGreen Bay12/02/2012K.Williams13203:4434NoYes0YesYes
St. LouisSan Francisco12/02/2012R.Quinn13414:1828NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleBuffalo12/02/2012J.Babin13311:22210NoNo9YesNo
DenverTampa Bay12/02/2012V.Miller13205:08314NoNo15NoNo
BaltimorePittsburgh12/02/2012P.Kruger13402:00110NoNo15NoNo
DallasPhiladelphia12/02/2012A.Spencer13403:17110NoNo15NoNo
ClevelandKansas City12/09/2012J.Parker14408:58110NoNo15NoNo
San FranciscoMiami12/09/2012N.Bowman14404:40210NoNo15NoNo
DetroitGreen Bay12/09/2012N.Suh14313:3536NoNo15YesNo
ChicagoGreen Bay12/16/2012J.Peppers15405:3937NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleMiami12/16/2012R.Allen15404:5526NoNo7YesNo
DenverBaltimore12/16/2012D.Bruton15415:0035NoNo15YesNo
IndianapolisHouston12/16/2012M.Fokou15205:2637NoNo15YesNo
DallasPittsburgh12/16/2012D.Ware15401:42210NoNo15NoNo
TennesseeN.Y. Jets12/17/2012W.Witherspoon15402:3834NoNo15NoNo
CarolinaOakland12/23/2012G.Hardy16102:0631NoNo15NoNo
OaklandCarolina12/23/2012D.Bryant16308:2736NoNo15YesNo
BuffaloMiami12/23/2012K.Moore16308:3838NoNo15YesNo
MiamiBuffalo12/23/2012J.Odrick16404:1021NoNo15NoNo
JacksonvilleNew England12/23/2012J.Mincey16306:39110NoNo15NoNo
Kansas CityIndianapolis12/23/2012D.Johnson16305:1533NoNo15NoNo
HoustonMinnesota12/23/2012W.Mercilus16313:29310NoNo15NoNo
MinnesotaHouston12/23/2012H.Smith16404:1336NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsSan Diego12/23/2012Q.Coples16213:38110NoNo15NoNo
N.Y. JetsBuffalo12/30/2012M.Wilkerson17414:46110NoNo15YesNo
New EnglandMiami12/30/2012D.Hightower17208:4533NoNo15NoNo
BaltimoreCincinnati12/30/2012T.Cody17307:50110NoNo15YesNo
PittsburghCleveland12/30/2012J.Harrison17311:1427NoNo15NoNo
DallasWashington12/30/2012J.Hatcher17402:3937NoNo6YesNo
MinnesotaGreen Bay12/30/2012J.Brinkley17310:42110NoNo15NoNo
OaklandSan Diego12/30/2012D.Bryant17107:1737NoNo13YesNo
San DiegoOakland12/30/2012C.Liuget17314:12314NoNo15NoNo
SeattleSt. Louis12/30/2012B.Irvin17401:39110YesNo0NoYes
AtlantaSan Francisco01/20/2013C.Matthews20300:1037NoNo15NoNo
BaltimoreSan Francisco02/03/2013H.Ngata21201:2124NoNo15YesNo
Totals2.218.16421212410