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
Linebacker24300101400
Runningback5434101
Offensive Line131906713
Wide Receiver3341201
Defensive Back36468122423
Defensive Line2026281214
Tight End5593201
Unknown/Unset2171110
Totals10813734563513
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