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

2013 Stats

By Penalty

Encroachment penalties commited by position during the 2013 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Line52249183410
Defensive Back150100
Linebacker6251500
Unknown/Unset151000
Wide Receiver151000
Totals61289214010
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