Unnecessary Roughness

Definition

A conduct- or safety-related infraction such as hitting a ball carrier after he is already out of bounds, "piling on" a ball carrier who is already down, or violent contact with an opponent who is away from and out of the play.

Outcome

15 yards; automatic first down if committed by defense

2009 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2009 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back49611242513
Offensive Line21293101101
Linebacker37494201710
Defensive Line25336131212
Runningback4463110
Fullback1150100
Wide Receiver5752320
Tight End5753201
Unknown/Unset000001
Special Teams1151000
Totals1481960767268
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