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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

2022 Stats

By Penalty

Unnecessary Roughness penalties commited by position during the 2022 season.

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NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker131836711
Defensive Back1921310910
Tight End1101000
Wide Receiver1151000
Defensive Line5754101
Quarterback1150100
Offensive Line1151000
Totals41526231822