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 2.22 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona717010110001
Atlanta7230011455013
Baltimore77100016217002
Buffalo6456022226011
Carolina6230020115010
Chicago6115001345012
Cincinnati7221011460031
Cleveland6575032335021
Dallas7574023336012
Denver7230020230020
Detroit6227011112110
Green Bay7230011230011
Houston7231020344012
Indianapolis61901000000
Jacksonville7460004460013
Kansas City700000345012
LA Rams7335012447022
LA Chargers722902000000
Miami600000457022
Minnesota7227102115010
New England723001100000
New Orleans700000114010
N.Y. Giants70000000000
N.Y. Jets6345030575041
Oakland646002200000
Philadelphia700000342012
Pittsburgh6329021225020
San Francisco6230002112010
Seattle7227011567032
Tampa Bay6220002115001
Tennessee7230002344012
Washington7221011345030
Totals10671978133387197813833
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