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

2020 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.41 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona100000000000
Atlanta10432022460031
Baltimore1056302300000
Buffalo10219211453122
Carolina11338021230011
Chicago10337103343012
Cincinnati10115001115001
Cleveland1000000115001
Dallas10446022216020
Denver10230011687115
Detroit10115010551023
Green Bay10115010115010
Houston100000000000
Indianapolis10216011230011
Jacksonville10458022115001
Kansas City10230011115010
Las Vegas10227020115110
LA Rams10115101230102
LA Chargers10341030689042
Miami1045501318001
Minnesota1000000230011
New England1000000455031
New Orleans10567032225011
N.Y. Giants10230011221011
N.Y. Jets1011157074226002
Philadelphia10115010563032
Pittsburgh10230020230011
San Francisco10448013682015
Seattle10115010216111
Tampa Bay11230102225011
Tennessee10230011320021
Washington10336012230020
Totals161
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