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Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Definition

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

Outcome

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

Penalties By Season

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesPenalty CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal Flags
202026932406151701143
202128542574212121256
20226479734029
200926753728252801467
20102675274327251356
20112677095330402274
20122674865225232555
20132675976025343062
20142676791835324778
201526787116227606396
2016267771068423561497
20172677195131401577
20182676587928372774
20192673951919203547
Totals3555769104103534163290891


Penalties By Season - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesPenalty CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal Flags
20202690.121.510.060.060.000.040.16
20212850.152.010.070.070.010.040.20
2022640.111.520.050.060.000.030.14
20092670.202.730.090.100.000.050.25
20102670.192.780.100.090.000.010.21
20112670.263.570.110.150.010.010.28
20122670.182.440.090.090.010.020.21
20132670.222.850.090.130.010.000.23
20142670.253.440.130.120.010.030.29
20152670.334.350.100.220.020.010.36
20162670.294.000.160.130.020.050.36
20172670.273.560.120.150.000.020.29
20182670.243.290.100.140.010.030.28
20192670.151.940.070.070.010.020.18
Totals35550.222.930.100.120.010.030.25