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

2019 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.47 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona20000000000
Atlanta20000000000
Baltimore211500100000
Buffalo2115001115001
Carolina20000000000
Chicago2115001115001
Cincinnati200000115010
Cleveland2460022115001
Dallas223000216001
Denver2115010115010
Detroit20000000000
Green Bay20000000000
Houston20000000000
Indianapolis20000000000
Jacksonville20000000000
Kansas City200000115001
LA Rams20000000000
LA Chargers20000000000
Miami200000115010
Minnesota20000000000
New England20000000000
New Orleans20000000000
N.Y. Jets2230020345030
N.Y. Giants20000000000
Oakland211501000000
Philadelphia20000000000
Pittsburgh20000000000
San Francisco211500100000
Seattle20000000000
Tampa Bay20000000000
Tennessee200000230002
Washington216010230020
Totals321521607815216087
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