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 0.63 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona30000000000
Atlanta3216002230020
Baltimore311501000000
Buffalo300000223120
Carolina311500100000
Chicago333700300000
Cincinnati300000115001
Cleveland300000115001
Dallas311001216020
Denver300000115101
Detroit30000017010
Green Bay30000000000
Houston30000000000
Indianapolis3115010115001
Jacksonville311501000000
Kansas City311500100000
Las Vegas300000115010
LA Rams30010000000
LA Chargers300000230020
Miami311000100000
Minnesota300000230011
New England300000110010
New Orleans311500100000
N.Y. Giants30000000000
N.Y. Jets345302200000
Philadelphia311501000000
Pittsburgh311501000000
San Francisco300000230002
Seattle30000011010
Tampa Bay30010000000
Tennessee311500100000
Washington30000000000
Totals48202522713202522137
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