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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

2013 Stats

Totals By Referee/Crew

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 TotalPer Game
NameGamesCountYardsDismissedHomeAwayCountYardsDismissedHomeAway
Bill Leavy165611140.313.810.060.060.25
Bill Vinovich164550220.253.440.000.130.13
Carl Cheffers16101480640.639.250.000.380.25
Clete Blakeman167920520.445.750.000.310.13
Ed Hochuli1691220540.567.630.000.310.25
Gene Steratore163451210.192.810.060.130.06
Jeff Triplette164600130.253.750.000.060.19
Jerome Boger15100100.070.000.000.070.00
John Parry1581100350.537.330.000.200.33
Mike Carey156840240.405.600.000.130.27
Pete Morelli168670440.504.190.000.250.25
Ron Winter152300020.132.000.000.000.13
Scott Green152300110.132.000.000.070.07
Terry McAulay177920340.415.410.000.180.24
Tony Corrente161150010.060.940.000.000.06
Walt Anderson1691270450.567.940.000.250.31
Walt Coleman154600400.274.000.000.270.00
Totals267901198244465.6975.850.122.82.92