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.

2011 Stats

By Penalty

Face Mask (15 Yards) penalties commited by position during the 2011 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Runningback150101
Defensive Line1520611400
Defensive Back32392161612
Offensive Line6855130
Tight End91305410
Wide Receiver71041601
Linebacker2332591401
Special Teams1130100
Fullback1151000
Unknown/Unset2270200
Totals971302484955
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