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

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1165753200
216101414600
316111384700
415111465600
5151722910700
6145753200
713111594701
Totals10570963333701

Penalties By Week - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.314.690.190.1300
2160.638.810.250.3800
3160.698.630.250.4400
4150.739.730.330.400
5151.1315.270.670.4700
6140.365.360.210.1400
7130.8512.230.310.5400.08
Totals1054.764.722.212.500.08
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