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

2018 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.91 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona332302100000
Atlanta3230011115001
Baltimore3115001115001
Buffalo31400100000
Carolina300000115010
Chicago300000550005
Cincinnati3345012115010
Cleveland31401000000
Dallas3230002115001
Denver30000015010
Detroit30000000000
Green Bay3567041115010
Houston30000000000
Indianapolis3115001345021
Jacksonville30000000000
Kansas City30000000000
LA Rams3115001110010
LA Chargers30000000000
Miami30000000100
Minnesota3230011219011
New England30000000000
New Orleans3332030115001
N.Y. Jets30000000000
N.Y. Giants30000000000
Oakland300100115010
Philadelphia3115010230020
Pittsburgh20000014001
San Francisco300000115001
Seattle3220011115010
Tampa Bay200000332003
Tennessee30000000000
Washington3115010115010
Totals4729360116132936011316
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