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

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11571054300
2162302000
3167863400
4165692300
51481073500
6147834302
7156794200
81391245400
9135741400
10146903301
111481204400
Totals16070967353503

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1150.4770.270.200
2160.131.880.13000
3160.445.380.190.2500
4160.314.310.130.1900
5140.577.640.210.3600
6140.55.930.290.2100.14
7150.45.270.270.1300
8130.699.540.380.3100
9130.385.690.080.3100
10140.436.430.210.2100.07
11140.578.570.290.2900
Totals1604.8967.642.452.4600.21
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