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
Totals3191356300

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
Totals310.68.880.40.200
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