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

2011 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 5.81 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16683024230102
Atlanta178119253575132
Baltimore18460004690006
Buffalo16343121460122
Carolina165700237105034
Chicago16574023338021
Cincinnati17565032677115
Cleveland16455222460022
Dallas16443040345021
Denver1811147383575123
Detroit1779100712159275
Green Bay17344021230002
Houston18225011785143
Indianapolis16345112345112
Jacksonville16230102460140
Kansas City16560032555041
St. Louis166640609125172
Miami16325103894226
Minnesota16573032571141
New England1957511410133255
New Orleans18913014511142065
N.Y. Giants2011140165454104
N.Y. Jets16449022691033
Oakland168120135559023
Philadelphia16685233897253
Pittsburgh17575132115110
San Diego16796134458122
San Francisco1811165183673133
Seattle166902338112017
Tampa Bay167983348119362
Tennessee168105153686142
Washington1681041359130154
Totals26718625482793931862548279393
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