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

2020 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2020 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker7885200
Defensive Back8896200
Defensive Line4382200
Offensive Line1150100
Wide Receiver150100
Totals2123513800
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