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

2018 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2018 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker39492142501
Runningback9997201
Offensive Line25355121313
Wide Receiver7882504
Defensive Back69911303925
Defensive Line36478191724
Tight End111256511
Unknown/Unset4443110
Fullback3321200
Totals203262494109719
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