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 Line1724271000
Linebacker1926981104
Unknown/Unset2282000
Defensive Back55727213412
Defensive Line28406121602
Wide Receiver81095321
Runningback4603100
Tight End4543110
Special Teams000001
Quarterback2280200
Totals13919236178410
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