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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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.22 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona3115101230002
Atlanta3115010453004
Baltimore311500100000
Buffalo300000223002
Carolina300000460031
Chicago311501000000
Cincinnati300000230011
Cleveland30000000000
Dallas211310100000
Denver3230002228002
Detroit300000115010
Green Bay30000000000
Houston3115110111210
Indianapolis30000000000
Jacksonville3226211115110
Kansas City300000115010
Las Vegas3115010664051
LA Rams30000000000
LA Chargers3115001113010
Miami3657024345003
Minnesota3115001115110
New England323002000000
New Orleans334500300000
N.Y. Giants3451040345021
N.Y. Jets30000000000
Philadelphia2230020230011
Pittsburgh311501000000
San Francisco3230002230002
Seattle322901100000
Tampa Bay323002000100
Tennessee3115010114001
Washington311501000000
Totals4739536521183953651821