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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.75 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona721000215010
Atlanta50000015001
Baltimore715001210011
Buffalo61501000000
Carolina70000000000
Chicago70000015001
Cincinnati631501200000
Cleveland721000215010
Dallas61501000000
Denver60000000000
Detroit631501200000
Green Bay71501000000
Houston60000015010
Indianapolis71400115010
Jacksonville700000210011
Kansas City71501015010
LA Rams700000314021
LA Chargers70000000000
Miami61500100000
Minnesota715001210020
New England60000000000
New Orleans60000000000
N.Y. Jets71501015010
N.Y. Giants700000210020
Oakland70000000000
Philadelphia61500100000
Pittsburgh700000210020
San Francisco71500100000
Seattle61500100000
Tampa Bay61500115001
Tennessee70000000000
Washington515001210011
Totals104241190717241190177
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