NFL Penalty Tracker

Unsportsmanlike Conduct


Any person (usually a player but occasionally a coach and very rarely one or more spectators) acts or speaks in a manner deemed to be intentionally harmful or especially objectionable by the game officials, or by rule. Unsportsmanlike conduct is a non-contact foul; if contact is involved it becomes a personal foul. Examples include verbal abuse of officials, and taunting, which, since 2004 in the NFL, has included any "prolonged and premeditated celebrations" by players.

Some Unsportsmanlike Conduct penalties, such as Taunting, get "upgraded" to their own category. Unsportsmanlike Conduct is also often confused with Unnecessary Roughness


15 yards. If committed by the defense, automatic first down.

2021 Stats

Totals By Referee/Crew

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 TotalPer Game
Adrian Hill162300110.131.880.000.060.06
Alex Kemp172302110.121.760.120.060.06
Bill Vinovich172211200.
Brad Allen176897060.355.240.410.000.35
Brad Rogers162150110.130.940.000.060.06
Carl Cheffers173440030.182.590.000.000.18
Clay Martin172300020.121.760.000.000.12
Clete Blakeman173420210.182.470.000.120.06
Craig Wrolstad172301110.121.760.060.060.06
Jerome Boger17181100.060.470.060.060.00
John Hussey1671011430.446.310.060.250.19
Land Clark16000000.
Ron Torbert191100100.050.530.000.050.00
Scott Novak163340300.
Shawn Hochuli174600310.243.530.000.180.06
Shawn Smith172300110.121.760.000.060.06
Tony Corrente16001000.