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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.91 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1642001300000
Atlanta161500125011
Baltimore16210002210011
Buffalo16419013315012
Carolina171500125020
Chicago161501000000
Cincinnati1700000210020
Cleveland160000028020
Dallas1615010315030
Denver19210020315030
Detroit16625024526032
Green Bay1721001100000
Houston1642002215001
Indianapolis1800000420022
Jacksonville1652402315010
Kansas City1700000315003
St. Louis16315021734052
Miami1621000200000
Minnesota16420004210011
New England1800000211020
New Orleans1815010210020
N.Y. Giants160000015001
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland161500115001
Philadelphia1742000415010
Pittsburgh1600000415031
San Diego1821002000000
San Francisco19310103210002
Seattle1915001210011
Tampa Bay16526023420040
Tennessee161501000100
Washington161000100000
Totals26761289121406128914021
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