Illegal Bat

Definition

Advancing a live ball by intentionally batting the ball up the field. For example, an offensive lineman sees that a pileup on a fumbled ball is imminent and instead of recovering the fumble he swats or kicks the ball up the field in an attempt to get it to another teammate, or save yards.

Outcome

10 yards

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.09 Illegal Bat penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000000000
Atlanta170000000000
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago1800000110010
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas160000000000
Denver1600000110010
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay200000000000
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis1711000100000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City170000000000
St. Louis1611000100000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota160000000000
New England170000000000
New Orleans170000000100
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets190000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia170000000000
Pittsburgh190000000000
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco160010000000
Seattle180000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee1600000110010
Washington1611000100000
Totals267330103330130
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