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 0.22 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona21500100000
Atlanta20000000000
Baltimore200000210011
Buffalo20000000000
Carolina20000000000
Chicago20000000000
Cincinnati21501000000
Cleveland21500100000
Dallas20000000000
Denver20000000000
Detroit21500100000
Green Bay20000000000
Houston20000000000
Indianapolis21400115010
Jacksonville20000000000
Kansas City20000000000
LA Rams30000014010
LA Chargers20000000000
Miami10000000000
Minnesota21500100000
New England20000000000
New Orleans20000000000
N.Y. Jets20000000000
N.Y. Giants20000015010
Oakland20000000000
Philadelphia21500100000
Pittsburgh20000015010
San Francisco30000000000
Seattle20000000000
Tampa Bay10000000000
Tennessee20000000000
Washington20000015010
Totals32734016734061
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