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

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2015 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Offensive Line40568202014
Defensive Back871141424505
Defensive Line40519202004
Linebacker41538261512
Wide Receiver1315910304
Tight End4553100
Fullback2301100
Special Teams3451201
Runningback4593100
Unknown/Unset1151000
Quarterback1150100
Totals2363144127109220
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