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

2015 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 7.38 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona187930258113053
Atlanta16785134450131
Baltimore16152222123673242
Buffalo16796052341021
Carolina191420918612131257
Chicago161150107105043
Cincinnati17121593759123354
Cleveland16675006450031
Dallas165750508108026
Denver19131511498120153
Detroit167102052679024
Green Bay18674142451122
Houston17659042683024
Indianapolis1645513111152083
Jacksonville1644913110122146
Kansas City1856101412115048
St. Louis166851339132136
Miami16575023221111
Minnesota17685060454113
New England18332021893026
New Orleans16794034572014
N.Y. Giants1676725212174148
N.Y. Jets168106126460022
Oakland167100125570141
Philadelphia16460222574105
Pittsburgh181013826415184269
San Diego16879044690042
San Francisco16710404310129028
Seattle181114716512173157
Tampa Bay16131830768112153
Tennessee168114035685042
Washington177951347105152
Totals267236314422127109236314422109127
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