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 1.47 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona70000000000
Atlanta7432022345021
Baltimore633301200000
Buffalo714101453122
Carolina722801100000
Chicago6337003228011
Cincinnati700000115001
Cleveland700000115001
Dallas7216011216020
Denver600000460104
Detroit6115010436013
Green Bay611501000000
Houston70000000000
Indianapolis6115010115001
Jacksonville7343021115001
Kansas City711500100000
Las Vegas6115010115110
LA Rams6115101115001
LA Chargers6115010460031
Miami622500218001
Minnesota600000230011
New England600000340030
New Orleans6230011115001
N.Y. Giants700000221011
N.Y. Jets7811306200000
Philadelphia7115010333021
Pittsburgh623002000000
San Francisco7338012345012
Seattle60000011010
Tampa Bay711510100000
Tennessee611500114010
Washington7221011115010
Totals10447600324234760032324
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