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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

2021 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2021 season.

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NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Line35435102522
Defensive Back73963304304
Offensive Line131887612
Linebacker34440161811
Wide Receiver6903300
Unknown/Unset1150100
Runningback71053401
Tight End000010
Special Teams000001
Fullback000001
Totals169223669100512