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

2017 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
ChicagoAtlanta09/10/17A.HicksDE1305:173815NoNoNoDefense
HoustonJacksonville09/10/17D.ReaderNT1206:0511015NoNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleHouston09/10/17Y.NgakoueDE1310:1232015NoNoYesDefense
JacksonvilleHouston09/10/17Y.NgakoueDE1406:1921715NoNoYesDefense
DallasN.Y. Giants09/10/17M.CollinsDT1413:443115NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaNew Orleans09/11/17T.JohnsonDT1211:043715NoNoNoDefense
LA ChargersDenver09/11/17M.IngramOLB1407:0011015NoNoYesDefense
IndianapolisArizona09/17/17J.SheardDE2408:1432015NoNoNoDefense
DenverDallas09/17/17V.MillerOLB2306:5221015NoNoNoDefense
LA RamsSan Francisco09/21/17A.DonaldDT3309:1711015NoNoYesDefense
Totals3.22.2111.31150004
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