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

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2014 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Tight End3450301
Defensive Back59732263304
Linebacker41529122901
Wide Receiver121756602
Offensive Line29408171214
Defensive Line23301121112
Runningback2300200
Special Teams2300201
Unknown/Unset1130101
Totals17222637399216
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