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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.38 Face Mask (15 Yards) penalties per team league wide.
AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona1619001332030
Atlanta1810010458031
Baltimore20345003219011
Buffalo16340003230111
Carolina1644711315001
Chicago16450022115010
Cincinnati1723001117001
Cleveland16115001115001
Dallas16339021345012
Denver17454031345021
Detroit16345012115010
Green Bay18345003671142
Houston18220020690033
Indianapolis17230011230011
Jacksonville16225002679042
Kansas City1622321100000
Miami1612010450031
Minnesota17115110558032
New England18230020442022
New Orleans1644401329002
N.Y. Jets1645502216001
N.Y. Giants1600000222011
Oakland1634501217210
Philadelphia1618001115001
Pittsburgh16222002114001
San Diego1622002018010
San Francisco19560023336021
Seattle18217011115010
St. Louis16230002115001
Tampa Bay16227011678133
Tennessee1632912100000
Washington17222020112010
Totals53476943533437694354333

Per Game By Team

AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.060.560.000.000.060.192.000.000.190.00
Atlanta180.060.000.000.060.000.223.220.000.170.06
Baltimore200.152.250.000.000.150.100.950.000.050.05
Buffalo160.192.500.000.000.190.131.880.060.060.06
Carolina160.252.940.060.060.190.060.310.000.000.06
Chicago160.253.130.000.130.130.060.940.000.060.00
Cincinnati170.121.760.000.060.060.060.410.000.000.06
Cleveland160.060.940.000.000.060.060.940.000.000.06
Dallas160.192.440.000.130.060.192.810.000.060.13
Denver170.243.180.000.180.060.182.650.000.120.06
Detroit160.192.810.000.060.130.060.940.000.060.00
Green Bay180.172.500.000.000.170.333.940.060.220.11
Houston180.111.110.000.110.000.335.000.000.170.17
Indianapolis170.121.760.000.060.060.121.760.000.060.06
Jacksonville160.131.560.000.000.130.384.940.000.250.13
Kansas City160.131.440.130.060.060.000.000.000.000.00
Miami160.060.130.000.060.000.253.130.000.190.06
Minnesota170.060.880.060.060.000.293.410.000.180.12
New England180.111.670.000.110.000.222.330.000.110.11
New Orleans160.252.750.000.060.190.130.560.000.000.13
N.Y. Jets160.253.440.000.130.130.060.380.000.000.06
N.Y. Giants160.000.000.000.000.000.131.380.000.060.06
Oakland160.192.810.000.060.130.060.440.130.060.00
Philadelphia160.060.500.000.000.060.060.940.000.000.06
Pittsburgh160.131.380.000.000.130.060.880.000.000.06
San Diego160.131.250.000.130.000.060.500.000.060.00
San Francisco190.263.160.000.110.160.161.890.000.110.05
Seattle180.110.940.000.060.060.060.830.000.060.00
St. Louis160.131.880.000.000.130.060.940.000.000.06
Tampa Bay160.131.690.000.060.060.384.880.060.190.19
Tennessee160.191.810.060.130.060.000.000.000.000.00
Washington170.121.290.000.120.000.060.710.000.060.00
Totals5344.656.460.3122.624.5155.890.312.551.97

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
Indianapolis11501-1
Philadelphia1801-1
San Francisco11101-1
A.BooneSan Francisco11501-1
A.HaywardTampa Bay115101
A.SpencerDallas224110
B.JonesGreen Bay11501-1
B.MebaneSeattle115101
B.MeesterJacksonville11001-1
B.PollardBaltimore11501-1
B.WinnCleveland11501-1
C.AllenPittsburgh11501-1
C.ClemonsMiami12101
C.CulliverSan Francisco11501-1
C.DunlapCincinnati230110
C.FinneganSt. Louis11501-1
C.FranciesOakland115101
C.GlennBuffalo11501-1
C.GodfreyCarolina17101
C.JohnsonCarolina11501-1
C.LiugetSan Diego15101
C.LoftonNew Orleans112101
C.WoottonChicago115101
D.EllerbeBaltimore11501-1
D.HallWashington17101
D.HesterChicago1501-1
D.HogueCarolina10101
D.JonesIndianapolis115101
D.ManningHouston15101
D.PittaBaltimore11501-1
D.StephensonKansas City1801-1
D.WhitnerSan Francisco14101
E.DumervilDenver114101
E.JonesKansas City1001-1
E.LanksterN.Y. Jets110101
E.WaldenGreen Bay11501-1
E.WeemsChicago11501-1
H.MeltonChicago115101
J.AllenKansas City1001-1
J.AllenMinnesota10101
J.BabineauxTennessee16101
J.BannanDenver115101
J.ClarySan Diego115101
J.GreenDetroit11501-1
J.GrossCarolina11201-1
J.MinceyJacksonville11501-1
J.NormanCarolina11301-1
J.WorildsPittsburgh1701-1
J.WynnTennessee114101
K.ChancellorSeattle1201-1
K.JacksonHouston115101
K.MooreBuffalo11001-1
K.Vanden BoschDetroit11501-1
L.JohnsonTampa Bay11201-1
M.JenkinsNew Orleans33203-3
M.PetrusTennessee1001-1
N.BelloreN.Y. Jets11501-1
N.EasonArizona1901-1
O.FranklinDenver110101
P.ChungNew England115101
P.WheelerOakland11501-1
Q.CoplesN.Y. Jets230110
R.EllisonMinnesota115101
R.McDonaldSan Francisco115101
R.McIntoshSt. Louis11501-1
R.MooreDenver11501-1
S.DraughnKansas City115101
S.GilmoreBuffalo11501-1
S.LissemoreDallas115101
S.LoganDetroit115101
S.MarksTennessee1901-1
S.RoccaWashington115101
S.ShieldsGreen Bay11501-1
T.JonesOakland11501-1
V.WilforkNew England115101
W.MooreAtlanta10101
Totals819433546-11

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11644631000.252.880.190.0600
21646004010.253.7500.2500.06
31689253000.55.750.310.1900
41567506000.4500.400
51422002000.141.4300.1400
61423020000.142.140.14000
71346004000.314.6200.3100
81422702010.141.9300.1400.07
91433503000.212.500.2100
101469033000.436.430.210.2100
111445504000.293.9300.2900
121645240000.253.250.25000
131654250000.312.630.31000
141668333000.385.190.190.1900
151655123100.313.190.130.190.060
161655323110.313.310.130.190.060.06
171645331000.253.310.190.0600
19411501000.253.7500.2500
211141000141000
Totals261769433343236.1268.993.053.080.120.19

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
HoustonMiami09/09/2012K.Jackson1410:27110NoNo15NoNo
Kansas CityAtlanta09/09/2012S.Draughn1407:59210NoNo15NoNo
SeattleArizona09/09/2012K.Chancellor1207:0439NoNo2YesNo
DenverPittsburgh09/09/2012E.Dumervil1303:18110NoNo14NoNo
ChicagoGreen Bay09/13/2012E.Weems2408:21421NoNo15YesNo
Kansas CityBuffalo09/16/2012E.Jones2100:3646NoYes0YesYes
DallasSeattle09/16/2012A.Spencer2406:4636NoNo15YesNo
DetroitSan Francisco09/16/2012K.Vanden Bosch2315:00110NoNo15YesNo
DenverAtlanta09/17/2012R.Moore2110:52214NoNo15YesNo
CarolinaN.Y. Giants09/20/2012C.Godfrey3410:5634NoNo7NoNo
DallasTampa Bay09/23/2012S.Lissemore3210:11120NoNo15NoNo
San FranciscoMinnesota09/23/2012C.Culliver3111:4627NoNo15YesNo
San FranciscoMinnesota09/23/20123407:2548NoNo11YesNo
WashingtonCincinnati09/23/2012D.Hall3412:04110NoNo7NoNo
IndianapolisJacksonville09/23/2012D.Jones3312:28415NoNo15NoNo
PittsburghOakland09/23/2012J.Worilds3208:3946NoNo7YesNo
SeattleGreen Bay09/24/2012B.Mebane3204:20110NoNo15NoNo
CarolinaAtlanta09/30/2012C.Johnson4215:0021NoNo15YesNo
CarolinaAtlanta09/30/2012J.Norman4406:36110NoNo13YesNo
OaklandDenver09/30/2012T.Jones4305:3844NoNo15YesNo
CincinnatiJacksonville09/30/2012C.Dunlap4204:5736NoNo15YesNo
New OrleansGreen Bay09/30/2012M.Jenkins4206:3325NoNo15YesNo
New OrleansGreen Bay09/30/2012M.Jenkins4305:2633NoNo2YesNo
Green BayIndianapolis10/07/2012S.Shields5410:49110NoNo15YesNo
ChicagoJacksonville10/07/2012D.Hester5412:5547NoNo5YesNo
N.Y. JetsIndianapolis10/14/2012Q.Coples6307:3425NoNo15NoNo
San DiegoDenver10/15/2012J.Clary6108:1600NoNo15NoNo
New OrleansTampa Bay10/21/2012M.Jenkins7409:34210NoNo15YesNo
BaltimoreHouston10/21/2012B.Pollard7102:26210NoNo15YesNo
BaltimoreHouston10/21/2012D.Pitta7209:2443NoNo15YesNo
N.Y. JetsNew England10/21/2012N.Bellore7205:1143NoNo15YesNo
MinnesotaTampa Bay10/25/2012J.Allen8303:23210NoYes0NoYes
Tampa BayMinnesota10/25/2012L.Johnson8301:40418NoNo12YesNo
San FranciscoArizona10/29/2012A.Boone8112:4725NoNo15YesNo
Kansas CitySan Diego11/01/2012D.Stephenson9411:3300NoNo8YesNo
CarolinaWashington11/04/2012J.Gross9305:55110NoNo12YesNo
PittsburghN.Y. Giants11/04/2012C.Allen9414:0500NoNo15YesNo
IndianapolisJacksonville11/08/201210413:52210NoNo15YesNo
New EnglandBuffalo11/11/2012V.Wilfork10215:00110NoNo15NoNo
BuffaloNew England11/11/2012S.Gilmore10205:0329NoNo15YesNo
OaklandBaltimore11/11/2012P.Wheeler10314:1527NoNo15YesNo
San FranciscoSt. Louis11/11/2012R.McDonald10103:36115NoNo15NoNo
ChicagoHouston11/11/2012C.Wootton10407:5425NoNo15NoNo
BuffaloMiami11/15/2012K.Moore11410:3426NoNo10YesNo
Green BayDetroit11/18/2012B.Jones11307:4825NoNo15YesNo
ClevelandDallas11/18/2012B.Winn11306:5426NoNo15YesNo
JacksonvilleHouston11/18/2012J.Mincey11200:12210NoNo15YesNo
DetroitHouston11/22/2012S.Logan12109:5800NoNo15NoNo
N.Y. JetsNew England11/22/2012E.Lankster12101:07210NoNo10NoNo
ChicagoMinnesota11/25/2012H.Melton12312:45110NoNo15NoNo
New OrleansSan Francisco11/25/2012C.Lofton12403:0825NoNo12NoNo
AtlantaNew Orleans11/29/2012W.Moore13203:46110NoNo0NoNo
MiamiNew England12/02/2012C.Clemons13415:0031NoNo2NoNo
DenverTampa Bay12/02/2012J.Bannan13108:47110NoNo15NoNo
DenverTampa Bay12/02/2012O.Franklin13104:41110NoNo10NoNo
OaklandCleveland12/02/2012C.Francies13211:2642NoNo15NoNo
N.Y. JetsJacksonville12/09/2012Q.Coples14408:5133NoNo15YesNo
Tampa BayPhiladelphia12/09/2012A.Hayward14210:14426NoNo15NoNo
PhiladelphiaTampa Bay12/09/201214300:1131NoNo8YesNo
St. LouisBuffalo12/09/2012C.Finnegan14207:22110NoNo15YesNo
CincinnatiDallas12/09/2012C.Dunlap14201:31310NoNo15NoNo
New EnglandHouston12/10/2012P.Chung14407:23110NoNo15NoNo
Green BayChicago12/16/2012E.Walden15209:2727NoNo15YesNo
JacksonvilleMiami12/16/2012B.Meester15105:52210NoNo10YesNo
DetroitArizona12/16/2012J.Green15206:25110NoNo15YesNo
San DiegoCarolina12/16/2012C.Liuget15106:0222NoNo5NoNo
Kansas CityOakland12/16/2012J.Allen15113:03210YesNo0YesYes
TennesseeN.Y. Jets12/17/2012J.Babineaux15105:31110NoNo6NoNo
TennesseeGreen Bay12/23/2012M.Petrus16110:39215YesNo0YesYes
TennesseeGreen Bay12/23/2012S.Marks16407:53110NoNo9YesNo
CarolinaOakland12/23/2012D.Hogue16410:17421NoYes0NoYes
BuffaloMiami12/23/2012C.Glenn16404:04110NoNo15YesNo
DallasNew Orleans12/23/2012A.Spencer16110:40210NoNo9NoNo
St. LouisTampa Bay12/23/2012R.McIntosh16209:46110NoNo15YesNo
HoustonMinnesota12/23/2012D.Manning16405:1836NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeJacksonville12/30/2012J.Wynn17406:19110NoNo14NoNo
WashingtonDallas12/30/2012S.Rocca17406:4948NoNo15NoNo
MinnesotaGreen Bay12/30/2012R.Ellison17300:18416NoNo15NoNo
ArizonaSan Francisco12/30/2012N.Eason17411:22110NoNo9YesNo
BaltimoreDenver01/12/2013D.Ellerbe19214:40110NoNo15YesNo
San FranciscoBaltimore02/03/2013D.Whitner21208:1023NoNo4NoNo
Totals2.098.4623943460