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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 5.31 Unnecessary Roughness penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona188106235441004
Atlanta17345112568005
Baltimore17460013333021
Buffalo19812022611118274
Carolina1754903210150073
Chicago1711121156345230
Cincinnati192270027101125
Cleveland17679233227020
Dallas1810133146343030
Denver17338012458122
Detroit17115001790043
Green Bay18115101325021
Houston17788225454240
Indianapolis17330012345012
Jacksonville173412128115171
Kansas City19345012575041
Las Vegas181014608211123083
LA Rams19566032341021
LA Chargers17345021334021
Miami178870268120035
Minnesota177104016996154
New England18690042340112
New Orleans179135027345012
N.Y. Giants177960528108044
N.Y. Jets17317112689151
Philadelphia18575032687024
Pittsburgh18647124460231
San Francisco19456004575023
Seattle17457013896271
Tampa Bay19344021329121
Tennessee188115035459022
Washington17458122460022
Totals2821702250176910117022501710169