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

2015 Stats

By Player

Games are team games. It does not account for games the specific player in question missed, or was otherwise not on the team.

NameTeamPosGamesCountCount/GameYardsYards/GameHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
R.QuinnSt. LouisDE1610.06150.941000
C.BakerWashingtonNT1710.06150.881000
E.WaldenIndianapolisOLB1630.19452.810300
D.WareDenverLB1910.05150.790100
K.EalyCarolinaDE1910.05150.791000
P.McPheeChicagoLB1620.13211.311100
K.VaccaroNew OrleansSS1620.13301.881100
J.SmithTampa BayDE1610.06150.940100
T.JerniganBaltimoreDE1610.06150.940100
T.AlualuJacksonvilleDE1610.06150.941000
Q.CoplesN.Y. JetsOLB1610.06150.940100
A.ClaybornAtlantaDE1610.06150.940100
K.ShortCarolinaDT1910.05150.791000
J.SimonHoustonLB1710.06150.881000
E.GriffenMinnesotaDE1710.06140.821000
D.SkutaJacksonvilleLB1610.0630.190100
C.CarterCincinnatiLB1710.06150.880100
V.MillerDenverOLB1930.16452.371200
D.ShelbyMiamiDE1610.06150.941000
C.ClemonsJacksonvilleDE1610.06150.940100
R.Jean FrancoisWashingtonDT1710.06150.881000
J.WattHoustonDE1740.24593.473100
S.MooreIndianapolisLB1610.06150.940100
C.JordanNew OrleansDE1610.06150.940100
J.HowardKansas CityDT1830.17402.222100
L.GuyBaltimoreDE1610.06150.941000
M.GoldenArizonaOLB1810.06150.830100
C.CampbellArizonaDE1810.06150.830100
S.FloydMinnesotaDT1710.06150.881000
S.NelsonKansas CityCB1810.06150.830100
D.WolfeDenverDE1910.05150.790100
O.VernonMiamiDE1650.31754.692300
D.MooreN.Y. GiantsDE1630.19392.440300
C.ThorntonPhiladelphiaDE1610.06150.941000
C.JenkinsN.Y. GiantsDT1610.06100.630100
A.BranchJacksonvilleDE1630.19382.382100
N.FairleySt. LouisDT1610.06150.941000
J.ClowneyHoustonOLB1710.06150.880100
G.McCoyTampa BayDT1610.0670.440100
W.GholstonTampa BayDE1610.0640.250100
B.CushingHoustonILB1710.06150.881000
W.MercilusHoustonOLB1710.06150.881000
C.GreenwayMinnesotaOLB1710.06150.880100
O.SchofieldAtlantaOLB1600.0000.000001
H.KikahaNew OrleansOLB1610.06150.941000
M.BennettSeattleDE1820.11301.671100
D.BrutonDenverSS1910.05150.791000
L.JosephMinnesotaDT1710.06150.881001
K.KlugTennesseeDE1610.06150.940100
J.CaseyTennesseeDT1610.0620.130100
D.BassTennesseeLB1610.0660.380100
K.WilsonNew OrleansDB1610.0690.561000
R.ShazierPittsburghILB1810.06120.671000
P.WheelerAtlantaLB1610.06150.940100
J.JenkinsChicagoDE1610.06150.940100
E.AnsahDetroitDE1620.13271.690200
M.BarronSt. LouisSS1610.0620.131000
W.YoungChicagoLB1610.06150.940100
C.MosleyMiamiDT1610.06150.940100
T.CarderClevelandILB1600.0000.000010
V.ReyCincinnatiOLB1710.06150.881000
P.SoliaiAtlantaDT1610.06150.941000
H.JonesTampa BayDE1610.06150.940100
E.DumervilBaltimoreOLB1610.06150.941000
J.BromleyN.Y. GiantsDT1610.06150.940100
J.HughesBuffaloDE1610.06120.750100
Q.DialSan FranciscoNT1610.06150.941000
D.JohnsonKansas CityILB1810.0660.330100
M.IngramSan DiegoOLB1610.06150.941000
X.WilliamsArizonaDT1810.06150.831000
R.MathisIndianapolisOLB1610.0620.130100
J.PhillipsMiamiDT1610.06150.941000
D.HurstChicagoS1600.0000.000001
K.MinterArizonaILB1810.06150.831000
J.PowersArizonaCB1810.06150.831000
A.DonaldSt. LouisDT1610.06150.940100
M.LawsonBuffaloLB1610.06150.941000
K.MackOaklandDE1610.06150.940100
V.BeasleyAtlantaLB1610.0620.131000
B.RichardsonNew OrleansDT1610.06150.940100
W.HayesSt. LouisDE1610.06150.940100
C.AvrilSeattleDE1810.06150.830100
D.JonesGreen BayDE1810.06100.560100
D.MosesKansas CityLB1810.06150.830100
Totals14011021375455713
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