Face Mask (15 Yards)

Definition

Grasping the face mask of another player and pulling or twisting while attempting to block or tackle him.

Outcome

15 yards. Automatic first down if committed by the defense.

2012 Stats

By Penalty

Face Mask (15 Yards) penalties commited by position during the 2012 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back25265111400
Runningback2301100
Linebacker141925902
Wide Receiver3351200
Defensive Line1824210801
Unknown/Unset3340300
Tight End3452100
Offensive Line7852520
Special Teams1151000
Totals76943334323
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