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

2014 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 5.38 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona17115010676042
Atlanta163310037104052
Baltimore18798007895035
Buffalo16798016449122
Carolina18460131686024
Chicago1691110278110035
Cincinnati179114054793143
Cleveland16333121683124
Dallas18678142671124
Denver176811428103053
Detroit17670024567141
Green Bay18570032671142
Houston16115010230111
Indianapolis19339030678051
Jacksonville16448004339003
Kansas City163200219108072
St. Louis168103017573232
Miami16229202341212
Minnesota16457013345030
New England197105143672042
New Orleans16115001673033
N.Y. Giants169127236683042
N.Y. Jets16896144575132
Oakland1633402111001
Philadelphia16682042455022
Pittsburgh179110163684142
San Diego16333112562141
San Francisco168105126675133
Seattle199121154342130
Tampa Bay16689124115010
Tennessee167105134575123
Washington1657122310129164
Totals26717222631873991722263189973
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