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

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Offensive Line2230791300
Linebacker30400141605
Unknown/Unset3433000
Defensive Back751014314412
Defensive Line41567182302
Wide Receiver111476521
Runningback71013400
Tight End81145311
Special Teams1151001
Quarterback3430300
Totals201275190111412
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