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 6.63 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16460013567014
Atlanta1811165129799125
Baltimore16325112182242108
Buffalo1734532110141364
Carolina17677115456031
Chicago169109036344012
Cincinnati1681140538104062
Cleveland165560148117062
Dallas16343030448022
Denver16457004675006
Detroit1671000619126154
Green Bay16676142794025
Houston16446322575114
Indianapolis16572141572114
Jacksonville1971012438107371
Kansas City17810213510148046
LA Rams179116172447122
LA Chargers169125045678042
Miami16121472668107244
Minnesota18348012562041
New England19460340452131
New Orleans189104136677142
N.Y. Jets1691220369106145
N.Y. Giants16345021575050
Oakland169127045571032
Philadelphia19785025563032
Pittsburgh1713186149456204
San Francisco16562032792034
Seattle167105543683442
Tampa Bay164591229121163
Tennessee189115354897644
Washington16790052460013
Totals267212284431101111212284431111101
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