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 0.66 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona211000100000
Atlanta2115001115001
Baltimore2115001115001
Buffalo20000000000
Carolina200000115010
Chicago200000337003
Cincinnati2345012115010
Cleveland21401000000
Dallas211500100000
Denver20000015010
Detroit20000000000
Green Bay2452040115010
Houston20000000000
Indianapolis200000345021
Jacksonville20000000000
Kansas City20000000000
LA Rams2115001110010
LA Chargers20000000000
Miami20000000000
Minnesota2230011115001
New England20000000000
New Orleans233203000000
N.Y. Jets20000000000
N.Y. Giants20000000000
Oakland200000115010
Philadelphia2115010115010
Pittsburgh20000014001
San Francisco200000115001
Seattle21500100000
Tampa Bay200000332003
Tennessee20000000000
Washington211501000000
Totals32212680129212680912
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