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

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116151839600
2166853300
316121526601
4155644100
515101386401
6153351200
7142300200
8144511301
9133451201
10147866100
Totals14867869373004

Penalties By Week - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.9411.440.560.3800
2160.385.310.190.1900
3160.759.50.380.3800.06
4150.334.270.270.0700
5150.679.20.40.2700.07
6150.22.330.070.1300
7140.142.1400.1400
8140.293.640.070.2100.07
9130.233.460.080.1500.08
10140.56.140.430.0700
Totals1484.4357.432.451.9900.28
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