Roughing the Passer

Definition

A defender continues an effort to tackle or "hit" a passer after the passer has already thrown a pass. A defender is allowed to take one step after the ball is thrown; a defender is penalized if he hits the passer having taken two or more steps after the ball leaves the passer's hand.

Outcome

15 yards and an automatic first down

2012 Stats

Overall Totals By Team - Per Game

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.131.880.000.060.060.060.940.060.000.06
Atlanta180.060.830.000.060.000.111.670.000.110.00
Baltimore200.252.500.000.050.200.101.550.000.050.05
Buffalo160.131.380.000.060.060.313.940.000.130.19
Carolina160.131.880.000.060.060.385.630.000.190.19
Chicago160.131.880.000.130.000.131.880.000.060.06
Cincinnati170.000.000.000.000.000.121.760.000.060.06
Cleveland160.192.880.000.190.000.192.810.000.060.13
Dallas160.253.190.000.130.130.000.000.000.000.00
Denver170.355.290.000.240.120.060.470.000.060.00
Detroit160.131.880.000.000.130.191.690.060.060.13
Green Bay180.172.500.000.060.110.223.330.060.060.17
Houston180.111.280.000.060.060.223.330.000.110.11
Indianapolis170.121.760.060.060.060.294.120.000.000.29
Jacksonville160.445.690.060.250.190.060.940.060.060.00
Kansas City160.131.810.000.060.060.131.560.000.060.06
St. Louis160.253.750.000.130.130.060.380.130.000.06
San Diego160.192.690.000.060.130.253.630.000.130.13
Miami160.131.380.000.130.000.445.380.000.250.19
Minnesota170.243.000.060.120.120.121.760.000.060.06
New England180.172.500.060.170.000.111.220.000.000.11
New Orleans160.131.880.000.130.000.060.940.000.060.00
N.Y. Giants160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.060.00
N.Y. Jets160.314.000.060.250.060.060.940.000.000.06
Oakland160.314.250.000.060.250.385.000.000.130.25
Philadelphia160.060.940.000.000.060.384.060.000.190.19
Pittsburgh160.060.940.000.060.000.192.750.000.060.13
San Francisco190.111.110.000.110.000.213.160.000.050.16
Seattle180.171.890.060.060.110.111.670.000.060.06
Tampa Bay160.192.810.000.130.060.131.880.000.000.13
Tennessee160.384.500.000.250.130.060.940.000.000.06
Washington170.060.880.000.060.000.242.470.000.180.06
Average2670.172.270.010.100.070.172.270.010.100.07
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