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

2019 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona70000000000
Atlanta70000000000
Baltimore70000000000
Buffalo60000000000
Carolina60000000000
Chicago60000000000
Cincinnati70000000000
Cleveland60000000000
Dallas711501000000
Denver70000000000
Detroit60000000000
Green Bay70000000000
Houston70000018001
Indianapolis60000000000
Jacksonville70000000000
Kansas City70000000000
LA Rams70000000000
LA Chargers70000000000
Miami600000115001
Minnesota70000000000
New England70000000000
New Orleans71801000000
N.Y. Giants70000000000
N.Y. Jets60000000000
Oakland60000000000
Philadelphia70000000000
Pittsburgh60000000000
San Francisco60000000000
Seattle70000000000
Tampa Bay60000000000
Tennessee70000000000
Washington70000000000
Totals106223020223002
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