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

2019 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 4.25 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16439022455013
Atlanta16460013671015
Baltimore1711160038778034
Buffalo17686033571032
Carolina16561032115110
Chicago16455013460022
Cincinnati16566014794052
Cleveland169122063450022
Dallas16688033451113
Denver16455022345030
Detroit16227011452231
Green Bay18460113345021
Houston18231020689024
Indianapolis16325021453022
Jacksonville16575005895035
Kansas City19115001575023
LA Rams16669033664033
LA Chargers1622902000000
Miami1611501011162074
Minnesota18342112335021
New England1746002200000
New Orleans17115001114010
N.Y. Giants16115101115010
N.Y. Jets16570041795052
Oakland16789134230020
Philadelphia175650147102034
Pittsburgh16674042340021
San Francisco19459004572050
Seattle18451031672033
Tampa Bay16448122339012
Tennessee19345012344112
Washington16557032345030
Totals267136182856175136182857561
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