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

2011 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.34 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000015010
Atlanta1731502115110
Baltimore1815001315021
Buffalo16315012210111
Carolina161500115010
Chicago1621001100000
Cincinnati1700000421022
Cleveland16210011210020
Dallas16416131315030
Denver1852503227002
Detroit17625115421031
Green Bay1700000520023
Houston1821001115001
Indianapolis16315003210002
Jacksonville16315012315021
Kansas City1631502125002
St. Louis1631500326002
Miami16420031420022
Minnesota1642001315001
New England19316130315221
New Orleans18210020420031
N.Y. Giants2015010316012
N.Y. Jets16210002420022
Oakland16310021210002
Philadelphia161501015001
Pittsburgh1700000420022
San Diego1642014015010
San Francisco18316012419040
Seattle1631501200000
Tampa Bay16315003315021
Tennessee161201015001
Washington1600000210002
Totals26775360436397536043936
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