Encroachment

Definition

Before the snap, a defensive player illegally crosses the line of scrimmage and makes contact with an opponent or has a clear path to the quarterback.

Outcome

5 yards

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.47 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16210011210011
Atlanta1715010210011
Baltimore1852503229102
Buffalo1600000315030
Carolina1641903115001
Chicago1821001100000
Cincinnati1600000940027
Cleveland1621002015010
Dallas1615010210020
Denver1621000200000
Detroit16104904615010
Green Bay200000015010
Houston1652601400000
Indianapolis17210020420022
Jacksonville161501015001
Kansas City1700000210002
St. Louis1615001735025
Miami16210002210011
Minnesota16210011315012
New England17310130420122
New Orleans17210011315012
N.Y. Giants1600000210020
N.Y. Jets19420131210002
Oakland16945054314021
Philadelphia17210011314003
Pittsburgh1915010420022
San Diego16417013630042
San Francisco16525032210011
Seattle1815001210020
Tampa Bay161501000000
Tennessee1652104129011
Washington1600000311003
Totals26779382244357938223544
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