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

2013 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2013 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker57770243310
Defensive Back941231445020
Offensive Line2331181510
Defensive Line31397141720
Unknown/Unset3453000
Special Teams1150100
Tight End4601300
Wide Receiver121686610
Runningback1151000
Fullback1150100
Totals227302710112670
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