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 1.69 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1631501215010
Atlanta1821000215001
Baltimore1615001420022
Buffalo17210020310012
Carolina1721000215010
Chicago1600000315003
Cincinnati1631501215001
Cleveland1631501215010
Dallas1631302100000
Denver161500100000
Detroit1652502300000
Green Bay1631203000000
Houston162902015010
Indianapolis1614001210011
Jacksonville1900000315012
Kansas City1721001115010
LA Rams1700000524023
LA Chargers160000013001
Miami16210011210020
Minnesota18210011210020
New England1915010315021
New Orleans181501015010
N.Y. Jets16315012315021
N.Y. Giants1600000315030
Oakland1631001215001
Philadelphia19210011210020
Pittsburgh1715010314021
San Francisco161500100000
Seattle1621001100000
Tampa Bay16210002417013
Tennessee180000000000
Washington1615001210011
Totals26754258024305425803024
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