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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 4.28 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona10460013459004
Atlanta10690024460013
Baltimore1021000212134175
Buffalo10230020796052
Carolina10447013456031
Chicago10555023344012
Cincinnati10454031338012
Cleveland103260037102061
Dallas11343030333012
Denver10345003230002
Detroit11570050681033
Green Bay10561041449022
Houston10331112460013
Indianapolis10572041457013
Jacksonville10230020792061
Kansas City10459004690015
LA Rams10460022332012
LA Chargers11688033218011
Miami107721348107044
Minnesota11233011332030
New England10230020230011
New Orleans10889026115010
N.Y. Jets107105025337003
N.Y. Giants11345021460040
Oakland108112044344021
Philadelphia10446004230020
Pittsburgh10690006226002
San Francisco10447022460022
Seattle10460331568241
Tampa Bay10344012791043
Tennessee10687251445431
Washington11345030460013
Totals163137183676572137183677265
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