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
Linebacker6774200
Runningback000001
Offensive Line4601310
Wide Receiver2201101
Defensive Back7952510
Defensive Line3452110
Totals22297101232
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