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

2019 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2019 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back42546172508
Linebacker36482102601
Defensive Line31400131812
Wide Receiver6773302
Offensive Line111526502
Runningback2261111
Tight End3451200
Special Teams1150100
Totals13217435181216
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