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

2015 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.38 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1821000200000
Atlanta162701115010
Baltimore161500115001
Buffalo161500100000
Carolina1915001731061
Chicago160000015010
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas160000000000
Denver1900000210020
Detroit1621000200000
Green Bay1831502115001
Houston1700000315030
Indianapolis1600000315012
Jacksonville1662601515010
Kansas City1800000210011
St. Louis1621002015010
Miami16315021314012
Minnesota170000000000
New England1800000210002
New Orleans160000027020
N.Y. Giants161500100000
N.Y. Jets1621002015010
Oakland161501015010
Philadelphia1631001215010
Pittsburgh181501000000
San Diego16315003315021
San Francisco1600000315003
Seattle181501000000
Tampa Bay1631500315001
Tennessee1631501226020
Washington17315012210011
Totals26744208016284420802816
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