Roughing the Kicker

Definition

A defender, having missed an attempt to block a kick, tackles the kicker or otherwise runs into the kicker in a way that might injure the kicker or his vulnerable extended kicking leg. This protection is also extended to the holder of a place kick.

Outcome

15 yards and an automatic first down

2009 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.06 Roughing the Kicker penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona180000000000
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo1600000115001
Carolina1611500100000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas180000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay170000000000
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis190000000000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City160000000000
St. Louis160000000000
San Diego170000000000
Miami1611501000000
Minnesota180000000000
New England1700000115010
New Orleans190000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets190000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia170000000000
Pittsburgh160000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle160000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals267230011230011
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