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

2016 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 6.34 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16224202792125
Atlanta199115063670033
Baltimore16101451558116035
Buffalo16681124115101
Carolina168106044342121
Chicago16230011460022
Cincinnati161013517313190194
Cleveland16230011446022
Dallas171150107105052
Denver1657522311165065
Detroit17788025330030
Green Bay195750149118163
Houston18561014782143
Indianapolis1610145237684115
Jacksonville1611152156572232
Kansas City175700419116063
Los Angeles169134054455031
Miami179135245690042
Minnesota16345012684042
New England19345021888044
New Orleans16572014460004
N.Y. Giants17229102679042
N.Y. Jets168104062460040
Oakland17111482110459222
Philadelphia1610130028688024
Pittsburgh19131790679122036
San Diego16673042343112
San Francisco16448031456122
Seattle186781159107054
Tampa Bay1667602412172084
Tennessee1669005110148173
Washington16448022567232
Totals2672032781169011320327811611390
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