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 2.22 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona10323021335012
Atlanta10230011345012
Baltimore10230002115001
Buffalo1014001115010
Carolina10115010115110
Chicago10437022550105
Cincinnati10460013115010
Cleveland10219011342012
Dallas10230002115001
Denver10111001220011
Detroit1000000221011
Green Bay10567041115010
Houston1000000114001
Indianapolis10230002345021
Jacksonville10230011111001
Kansas City10218020226020
LA Rams10343021220011
LA Chargers10449131230011
Miami1000000115110
Minnesota10345012432013
New England1000000115010
New Orleans10332030115001
N.Y. Jets10115110115010
N.Y. Giants1034512115010
Oakland10345121115010
Philadelphia10332021345021
Pittsburgh10457022449004
San Francisco10228011564014
Seattle10445022458122
Tampa Bay103450308107035
Tennessee100000000000
Washington10229020230011
Totals16071914441307191443041
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