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Unnecessary Roughness

Definition

A conduct- or safety-related infraction such as hitting a ball carrier after he is already out of bounds, "piling on" a ball carrier who is already down, or violent contact with an opponent who is away from and out of the play.

Outcome

15 yards; automatic first down if committed by defense

2017 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2017 season.

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NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker45580153003
Defensive Back831134463715
Defensive Line31406141726
Runningback91234501
Tight End111376512
Wide Receiver111515603
Offensive Line21298111025
Fullback1150100
Totals2122844101111625