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

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 5.09 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona167100143691224
Atlanta17913505412142075
Baltimore182301207101043
Buffalo16454004337021
Carolina16448022457031
Chicago18230011337212
Cincinnati16336012336012
Cleveland16782052455131
Dallas16460231778143
Denver1611146156460131
Detroit16559323115101
Green Bay20678024570114
Houston16566341115201
Indianapolis174601228120226
Jacksonville16216002230011
Kansas City1769004214183168
St. Louis16572023690024
Miami1621901100100
Minnesota16345330781143
New England17460031230002
New Orleans178107108453022
N.Y. Giants16685142345112
N.Y. Jets19566032690015
Oakland1646002210148064
Philadelphia17782161460231
Pittsburgh198114062672033
San Diego16230011331030
San Francisco168114035345003
Seattle18690033575032
Tampa Bay16690051690060
Tennessee167100225111541110
Washington16112010345012
Totals26716322362087761632236207687
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