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

2017 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2017 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back53735292401
Linebacker3037562401
Defensive Line162138811
Runningback6784200
Tight End8925300
Wide Receiver6802400
Offensive Line1826311712
Totals1371836657225
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