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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 3.91 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona161801000000
Atlanta165470327105052
Baltimore189119036115001
Buffalo186642339114154
Carolina16568032230011
Chicago17566105343012
Cincinnati16115001230011
Cleveland1800000572014
Dallas16561032216020
Denver163350218117126
Detroit16437040666033
Green Bay17115010230020
Houston1611501000000
Indianapolis17216011230011
Jacksonville16573023230002
Kansas City17567014345012
Las Vegas16572032115110
LA Rams18115101453113
LA Chargers165630418104044
Miami16570023223002
Minnesota1600000781034
New England1600000792052
New Orleans188101044455022
N.Y. Giants16345012221011
N.Y. Jets1614202095226002
Philadelphia16115010782052
Pittsburgh17460031230011
San Francisco166780249127036
Seattle17345012216111
Tampa Bay18575123562032
Tennessee17342021550032
Washington17451013460040
Totals266125164056362125164056263