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

2014 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1715001315030
Atlanta1615001420031
Baltimore1821002027020
Buffalo160000015010
Carolina18314021210002
Chicago161500115010
Cincinnati1721001115001
Cleveland1621000200000
Dallas181500125020
Denver1700000525023
Detroit1741800415010
Green Bay180000015010
Houston160000025002
Indianapolis1915001315012
Jacksonville16315030315021
Kansas City1621000200000
St. Louis16210020525050
Miami1626011525023
Minnesota161401011001
New England191501028011
New Orleans1621002015010
N.Y. Giants16420013315021
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland1653003215001
Philadelphia1662501515001
Pittsburgh172201129011
San Diego16210002215002
San Francisco160000015001
Seattle19420031210011
Tampa Bay1652502315010
Tennessee161501000000
Washington1615001314012
Totals26761289027346128903427
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