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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 0.63 Roughing the Passer penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona20000000000
Atlanta20000000000
Baltimore20000000000
Buffalo20010000000
Carolina3230011230020
Chicago211500100100
Cincinnati20010000000
Cleveland20000000000
Dallas20000000000
Denver2115001115001
Detroit2115010115010
Green Bay211000100000
Houston3230020115010
Indianapolis20000000000
Jacksonville200000345012
Kansas City20000000000
Las Vegas211500100000
LA Rams200000115010
LA Chargers223000200000
Miami21900100100
Minnesota20000000000
New England200000224011
New Orleans2230002225011
N.Y. Giants211501018001
N.Y. Jets211501000000
Philadelphia20000000000
Pittsburgh200000115010
San Francisco2115001115001
Seattle222702000000
Tampa Bay20000000000
Tennessee200000227002
Washington218010230020
Totals33202792911202792119