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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 4.81 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona188113035332012
Atlanta1734401211139074
Baltimore17441031460022
Buffalo198106144334112
Carolina177105125460040
Chicago17460013666124
Cincinnati19345112346012
Cleveland17575023460122
Dallas18344012216011
Denver17345012892044
Detroit173310218120044
Green Bay18335003560023
Houston17571041230011
Indianapolis17338021554014
Jacksonville17788016460022
Kansas City19457040563023
Las Vegas18795052572023
LA Rams19566032567041
LA Chargers17888153115001
Miami17788043665124
Minnesota17460040556041
New England18345021792034
New Orleans1755101410133064
N.Y. Giants17230011451013
N.Y. Jets17677033345012
Philadelphia18558032114010
Pittsburgh18566023680042
San Francisco19791034452022
Seattle17571041675051
Tampa Bay19538014230020
Tennessee182290118105017
Washington17552023459031
Totals282154200347678154200347876