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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

Penalties By Season

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesPenalty CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal Flags
20202691271667656223132
20212851542003767822158
20224810138460212
20092676990434350473
201026779108538410584
20112671001369465405105
201226790121252384296
201326790119844462092
2014267991321504921102
20152671021375455713106
201626789121637521595
20172671071481575003110
20182671181544635515124
20192671361828617523141
Totals353913701834167269817431430


Penalties By Season - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesPenalty CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal Flags
20202690.476.200.240.230.010.010.49
20212850.547.030.270.270.010.010.55
2022480.212.880.080.130.000.040.25
20092670.263.390.130.130.000.010.27
20102670.304.060.140.150.000.020.31
20112670.375.130.170.200.000.020.39
20122670.344.540.190.140.010.010.36
20132670.344.490.160.170.010.000.34
20142670.374.950.190.180.010.000.38
20152670.385.150.170.210.000.010.40
20162670.334.550.140.190.000.020.36
20172670.405.550.210.190.000.010.41
20182670.445.780.240.210.000.020.46
20192670.516.850.230.280.010.010.53
Totals35390.395.180.190.200.000.010.40