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 2.09 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona9323021335012
Atlanta9230011345012
Baltimore9230002115001
Buffalo1014001115010
Carolina9115010115110
Chicago9336012550105
Cincinnati9460013115010
Cleveland10219011342012
Dallas9230002115001
Denver9111001220011
Detroit900000221011
Green Bay10567041115010
Houston90000000000
Indianapolis9230002345021
Jacksonville9115001111001
Kansas City10218020226020
LA Rams10343021220011
LA Chargers9449131230011
Miami1000000115110
Minnesota9345012331012
New England1000000115010
New Orleans9332030115001
N.Y. Jets10115110115010
N.Y. Giants923011115010
Oakland9345121115010
Philadelphia9332021345021
Pittsburgh9457022334003
San Francisco10228011564014
Seattle10445022458122
Tampa Bay9345030792034
Tennessee90000000000
Washington9115010230011
Totals14967869437306786943037
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