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

2012 Stats

Teams

There was an average of 2.16 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.
Overall TotalPer Game
NameGamesAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary YardsDismissedHomeAwayAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary Yards
Arizona16315150210.190.940.060.31
Atlanta1815250100.060.280.110.28
Baltimore2015150100.050.250.050.25
Buffalo163153130030.190.940.190.81
Carolina16210150110.130.630.060.31
Chicago1600000000000
Cincinnati170015000000.060.29
Cleveland1600420000000.251.25
Dallas16315150030.190.940.060.31
Denver172105220110.120.590.291.29
Detroit168402100350.52.50.130.63
Green Bay18525000320.281.3900
Houston18210000110.110.5600
Indianapolis17153150010.060.290.180.88
Jacksonville1600210000000.130.63
Kansas City1612150010.060.130.060.31
Miami1600210000000.130.63
Minnesota17152100010.060.290.120.59
New England188364201350.4420.221.11
New Orleans1600315000000.190.94
N.Y. Jets163155230120.190.940.311.44
N.Y. Giants1600000000000
Oakland16420150310.251.250.060.31
Philadelphia163155250210.190.940.311.56
Pittsburgh1600210000000.130.63
San Diego164203150220.251.250.190.94
San Francisco19155250010.050.260.261.32
Seattle18210150020.110.560.060.28
St. Louis16156300010.060.310.381.88
Tampa Bay16315150120.190.940.060.31
Tennessee16420150310.251.250.060.31
Washington17310150210.180.590.060.29
Totals5346933369333130394.2204.220.1

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
Indianapolis1501-1
Denver1501-1
A.GaraySan Diego1501-1
A.NeblettCarolina1501-1
A.SmithHouston210110
B.CofieldWashington10101
B.MebaneSeattle21002-2
B.RajiGreen Bay1501-1
B.SpikesNew England23110
C.BallardMinnesota1501-1
C.GriffinWashington1501-1
C.JonesNew England1501-1
C.KelsayBuffalo1501-1
C.LiugetSan Diego15101
C.ThorntonPhiladelphia210202
C.WilliamsDetroit15101
D.CarterArizona15101
E.LanksterN.Y. Jets1501-1
F.CoxPhiladelphia1501-1
G.GibsonTampa Bay15101
G.HardyCarolina15101
J.BequetteNew England1501-1
J.CunninghamNew England15101
J.HatcherDallas1501-1
J.JenkinsWashington15101
J.PoweKansas City1201-1
J.PriceDallas1501-1
J.SmithBaltimore15101
J.WorthyGreen Bay210110
J.WynnTennessee15101
K.EllisN.Y. Jets15101
K.LangfordSt. Louis1501-1
K.VickersonDenver15101
K.WilliamsBuffalo1501-1
M.AndersonBuffalo1501-1
M.BennettTampa Bay1501-1
M.DanielsGreen Bay15101
M.NealGreen Bay15101
M.ShaughnessyOakland15101
N.EasonArizona15101
N.FairleyDetroit31512-1
N.SuhDetroit210110
P.JerryAtlanta15101
Q.GrovesArizona1501-1
R.BarberTampa Bay1501-1
R.CallawayDallas1501-1
R.Jean FrancoisSan Francisco1501-1
R.NinkovichNew England13101
S.MarksTennessee315211
SamL.HillDetroit1501-1
T.KellyOakland315211
UnidentifiedN.Y. Jets1501-1
V.MartinSan Diego210110
V.WilforkNew England31512-1
W.YoungDetroit1501-1
Totals703333139-8

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11631521000.190.940.130.0600
21652523000.311.560.130.1900
3161501000.060.3100.0600
41531530000.210.2000
51441513000.291.070.070.2100
61473543000.52.50.290.2100
71331512000.231.150.080.1500
81473516000.52.50.070.4300
91421011000.140.710.070.0700
101462824100.4320.140.290.070
111442013000.291.430.070.2100
121683835000.52.380.190.3100
131631521000.190.940.130.0600
141621011000.130.630.060.0600
151652532000.311.560.190.1300
161621020000.130.630.13000
17162702000.130.4400.1300
1841510000.251.250.25000
1941501000.251.2500.2500
Totals26469333303910524.32.22.80.10

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
PhiladelphiaCleveland09/09/2012F.Cox1204:47110NoNo5YesNo
DenverPittsburgh09/09/2012K.Vickerson1210:5118NoNo5NoNo
OaklandSan Diego09/10/2012T.Kelly1210:0431NoNo5NoNo
New EnglandArizona09/16/2012V.Wilfork2107:5138NoNo5NoNo
ArizonaNew England09/16/2012Q.Groves2102:3737NoNo5YesNo
MinnesotaIndianapolis09/16/2012C.Ballard2105:43110NoNo5YesNo
DetroitSan Francisco09/16/2012N.Suh2210:41110NoNo5YesNo
AtlantaDenver09/17/2012P.Jerry2306:3836NoNo5NoNo
BuffaloCleveland09/23/2012M.Anderson3204:10216NoNo5YesNo
Green BayNew Orleans09/30/2012J.Worthy4314:44310NoNo5NoNo
Green BayNew Orleans09/30/2012M.Daniels4402:58414NoNo5NoNo
Tampa BayWashington09/30/2012G.Gibson4207:5631NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonAtlanta10/07/2012B.Cofield5200:3511NoNo0NoNo
Green BayIndianapolis10/07/2012J.Worthy5303:17110NoNo5YesNo
DenverNew England10/07/20125307:01210NoNo5YesNo
BuffaloSan Francisco10/07/2012C.Kelsay5304:58110NoNo5YesNo
DetroitPhiladelphia10/14/2012N.Fairley6110:15312NoNo5YesNo
DetroitPhiladelphia10/14/2012W.Young6101:58311NoNo5YesNo
PhiladelphiaDetroit10/14/2012C.Thornton6215:00110NoNo5NoNo
DetroitPhiladelphia10/14/2012N.Fairley6208:2831NoNo5YesNo
BaltimoreDallas10/14/2012J.Smith6304:2637NoNo5NoNo
San DiegoDenver10/15/2012C.Liuget6409:3221NoNo5NoNo
San DiegoDenver10/15/2012V.Martin6404:45316NoNo5NoNo
SeattleSan Francisco10/18/2012B.Mebane7309:0024NoNo5YesNo
N.Y. JetsNew England10/21/2012Unidentified7102:2328NoNo5YesNo
OaklandJacksonville10/21/2012M.Shaughnessy7100:5215NoNo5NoNo
San DiegoCleveland10/28/2012V.Martin8212:4525NoNo5YesNo
IndianapolisTennessee10/28/20128206:0635NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandSt. Louis10/28/2012V.Wilfork8115:00110NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandSt. Louis10/28/2012C.Jones8301:31214NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandSt. Louis10/28/2012J.Bequette8410:17110NoNo5YesNo
DetroitSeattle10/28/2012N.Fairley8109:54110NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonPittsburgh10/28/2012C.Griffin8210:39110NoNo5YesNo
HoustonBuffalo11/04/2012A.Smith9214:18110NoNo5NoNo
Tampa BayOakland11/04/2012R.Barber9114:45310NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandBuffalo11/11/2012B.Spikes10303:39110YesNo0NoYes
New EnglandBuffalo11/11/2012J.Cunningham10410:4029NoNo5NoNo
New EnglandBuffalo11/11/2012R.Ninkovich10408:2125NoNo3NoNo
DetroitMinnesota11/11/2012SamL.Hill10406:2628NoNo5YesNo
DallasPhiladelphia11/11/2012J.Hatcher10112:4133NoNo5YesNo
DallasPhiladelphia11/11/2012J.Price10412:19110NoNo5YesNo
St. LouisSan Francisco11/11/2012K.Langford10109:32110NoNo5YesNo
BuffaloMiami11/15/2012K.Williams11308:56110NoNo5YesNo
CarolinaTampa Bay11/18/2012G.Hardy11201:3433NoNo5NoNo
N.Y. JetsSt. Louis11/18/2012E.Lankster11306:51314NoNo5YesNo
San DiegoDenver11/18/2012A.Garay11412:20318NoNo5YesNo
HoustonDetroit11/22/2012A.Smith12313:31110NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandN.Y. Jets11/22/2012V.Wilfork12110:05110NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandN.Y. Jets11/22/2012B.Spikes12308:2432NoNo3YesNo
TennesseeJacksonville11/25/2012S.Marks12115:00110NoNo5YesNo
SeattleMiami11/25/2012B.Mebane12112:03110NoNo5YesNo
ArizonaSt. Louis11/25/2012D.Carter12115:00110NoNo5NoNo
ArizonaSt. Louis11/25/2012N.Eason12207:15110NoNo5NoNo
PhiladelphiaCarolina11/26/2012C.Thornton12405:5415NoNo5NoNo
CarolinaKansas City12/02/2012A.Neblett13201:47110NoNo5YesNo
DetroitIndianapolis12/02/2012C.Williams13211:08110NoNo5NoNo
OaklandCleveland12/02/2012T.Kelly13314:4829NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonBaltimore12/09/2012J.Jenkins14211:1731NoNo5NoNo
DallasCincinnati12/09/2012R.Callaway14213:49110NoNo5YesNo
Tampa BayNew Orleans12/16/2012M.Bennett15208:47213NoNo5YesNo
San FranciscoNew England12/16/2012R.Jean Francois15407:26110NoNo5YesNo
TennesseeN.Y. Jets12/17/2012S.Marks15214:10110NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeN.Y. Jets12/17/2012S.Marks15202:29210NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeN.Y. Jets12/17/2012J.Wynn15308:20110NoNo5NoNo
DetroitAtlanta12/22/2012N.Suh16106:59211NoNo5NoNo
N.Y. JetsSan Diego12/23/2012K.Ellis16307:0722NoNo5NoNo
Kansas CityDenver12/30/2012J.Powe17302:2413NoNo2YesNo
OaklandSan Diego12/30/2012T.Kelly17208:28110NoNo5YesNo
Green BayMinnesota01/05/2013M.Neal18407:4149NoNo5NoNo
Green BaySan Francisco01/12/2013B.Raji19405:2541NoNo5YesNo
Totals1.898.3910333390