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.

2009 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.28 Face Mask (15 Yards) penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona18450040458131
Atlanta1600100229002
Baltimore18460013115101
Buffalo163300217105052
Carolina16230011115110
Chicago16460122575023
Cincinnati1723001100000
Cleveland16115001460031
Dallas18230002575132
Denver16345021690042
Detroit16575023575014
Green Bay1711157065345021
Houston16340012115001
Indianapolis19337121335012
Jacksonville16230002322021
Kansas City16345021688033
St. Louis1600000345021
Miami16345030230011
Minnesota18336021454031
New England17456022115010
New Orleans19460004575032
N.Y. Giants1657510500000
N.Y. Jets19345021338012
Oakland16230002115001
Philadelphia17575032345012
Pittsburgh16460022345021
San Diego1745203100000
San Francisco16229020458031
Seattle163450129121045
Tampa Bay16690006460013
Tennessee16343012115001
Washington16230020687042
Totals267105150544956105150545649
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