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

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
A.HicksChicagoDE210.50157.501000
D.ReaderHoustonNT210.50157.501000
Y.NgakoueJacksonvilleDE221.003015.000200
M.CollinsDallasDT210.50157.501000
T.JohnsonMinnesotaDT210.50157.501000
M.IngramLA ChargersOLB210.50157.500100
J.SheardIndianapolisDE210.50157.501000
V.MillerDenverOLB210.50157.501000
Totals1691356300
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