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 1.19 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1121001129020
Atlanta111500115001
Baltimore111501000000
Buffalo1115001315012
Carolina1100000315012
Chicago110000015001
Cincinnati1100000420040
Cleveland121501000000
Dallas1231500300000
Denver110000015010
Detroit111100115010
Green Bay1121011115010
Houston110000000000
Indianapolis110000011010
Jacksonville111500100000
Kansas City11210002210020
Los Angeles1121002000000
Miami1173503400000
Minnesota1221000215010
New England110000015001
New Orleans1121001126020
N.Y. Giants1121001100000
N.Y. Jets1115001210002
Oakland111100100000
Philadelphia1121000215010
Pittsburgh1100000210020
San Diego110000015010
San Francisco111500100000
Seattle111500100000
Tampa Bay112901100000
Tennessee1200000210111
Washington1100000630042
Totals17838181112263818112612
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