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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

2021 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.25 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona11345012332012
Atlanta11114001679051
Baltimore11332021460022
Buffalo11561123115001
Carolina12575014230020
Chicago11460013436122
Cincinnati11230102346012
Cleveland12575023460122
Dallas12230011115010
Denver11115001560041
Detroit11230011575014
Green Bay12335003451022
Houston11571041115010
Indianapolis12230011331012
Jacksonville11444013460022
Kansas City11228020218011
Las Vegas11565032115001
LA Rams11566032338021
LA Chargers11441113115001
Miami12558032333112
Minnesota11345030455040
New England12230020339012
New Orleans123340038103053
N.Y. Giants11230011336012
N.Y. Jets11677033230011
Philadelphia1244303100000
Pittsburgh11451022451031
San Francisco11338012452022
Seattle11456031452031
Tampa Bay11219002115010
Tennessee12000008105017
Washington11338012344030
Totals181104136634856104136635648