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

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1163452100
21681204400
31681073500
4153452100
5146903300
6141318021100
7145562300
81481205301
9139983600
10145592310
11143452101
12166824200
13162211100
14167925200
15162300201
16164602200
17167853400
1842250200
1941150100
Totals2641021375455713

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.192.810.130.0600
2160.57.50.250.2500
3160.56.690.190.3100
4150.230.130.0700
5140.436.430.210.2100
6140.9312.860.140.7900
7140.3640.140.2100
8140.578.570.360.2100.07
9130.697.540.230.4600
10140.364.210.140.210.070
11140.213.210.140.0700.07
12160.385.130.250.1300
13160.131.310.060.0600
14160.445.750.310.1300
15160.131.8800.1300.06
16160.253.750.130.1300
17160.445.310.190.2500
1840.56.2500.500
1940.253.7500.2500
Totals2647.4699.9534.430.070.2
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