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 4.34 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona12224202562123
Atlanta12559041331021
Baltimore127105143456031
Buffalo12681124115101
Carolina12575032112110
Chicago12230011460022
Cincinnati1267514211165174
Cleveland12115001230011
Dallas12115010575032
Denver12345212690033
Detroit12340021330030
Green Bay12345003570123
Houston12446013458122
Indianapolis127107125454004
Jacksonville129126145572232
Kansas City12340021678042
Los Angeles12689024225011
Miami12690233690042
Minnesota12115010224020
New England12230011659033
New Orleans12457013230002
N.Y. Giants12114101576041
N.Y. Jets128104062230020
Oakland12683106459122
Philadelphia129115018458013
Pittsburgh127105034562023
San Diego12563032228111
San Francisco12334030230120
Seattle12460113559023
Tampa Bay1244601311157074
Tennessee124600409133163
Washington12230002345212
Totals19213919231461781391923147861
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