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

By Penalty

Roughing the Passer penalties commited by position during the 2020 season.

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NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker151968701
Defensive Line56740282822
Defensive Back6744200
Totals771010403723
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