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

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2010 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back60809293104
Special Teams000001
Linebacker37514172014
Defensive Line2329614900
Offensive Line2638118821
Fullback1151000
Wide Receiver91296303
Runningback2250200
Tight End3371200
Unknown/Unset2301113
Totals16322368776416
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