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 Back5751401
Linebacker3230300
Defensive Line9895410
Wide Receiver2301100
Offensive Line2300200
Runningback000010
Tight End1151000
Totals2226281421
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