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

2016 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.53 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1631501229020
Atlanta19210002312021
Baltimore161501000000
Buffalo1615001315012
Carolina1600000420022
Chicago160000015001
Cincinnati1600000420040
Cleveland161501000000
Dallas1742000400000
Denver160000015010
Detroit171100115010
Green Bay1921011115010
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis160000026011
Jacksonville161500100000
Kansas City17315012315021
Los Angeles1621002010001
Miami1794504515010
Minnesota1621000215010
New England1910010210002
New Orleans1621001126020
N.Y. Giants1721001100000
N.Y. Jets1615001210002
Oakland172601100000
Philadelphia16210002210020
Pittsburgh1900000315030
San Diego161501015010
San Francisco1621000200000
Seattle182700200000
Tampa Bay162901100000
Tennessee1600000315112
Washington1600000630042
Totals26749228117324922813217
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