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 Back851164483715
Linebacker44565133103
Defensive Line30391141626
Runningback91234501
Tight End91075412
Wide Receiver111515603
Offensive Line23328121125
Fullback1150100
Totals2122844101111625
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