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 Back56715233308
Linebacker42555132901
Defensive Line36475162013
Wide Receiver8975302
Offensive Line141958603
Runningback2261111
Tight End3451200
Special Teams1150100
Quarterback1151000
Totals16321386895218
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