What is roughing the passer? Chris Jones gets penalty for falling on Derek Carr

What is roughing the passer? Chris Jones gets penalty for falling on Derek Carr

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones was penalized for roughing the passer.

This was after he fell on top of Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr just before halftime during their game on October 10.

Carr was in the process of winding up for a pass when the ball was dropping to the ground as a fumble.

Jones reached for the football and secured it while falling on top of Carr on the way to the ground.

Referees had to make the controversial roughing the passer call on Chris Jones' hit on Derek Carr.

The penalty allowed the Raiders to kick a field goal to take a 20-10 lead into halftime.

Chris Jones is an American professional football player playing defensive tackle. He has a net worth of $3 million.

Derek Carr has a net worth of $80 million in 2022.