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

2012 Stats

Teams

There was an average of 0.03 Illegal Bat penalties per team league wide.
Overall TotalPer Game
NameGamesAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary YardsDismissedHomeAwayAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary Yards
Arizona1600000000000
Atlanta1800000000000
Baltimore2000000000000
Buffalo1600000000000
Carolina1600000000000
Chicago1600000000000
Cincinnati1700000000000
Cleveland1600000000000
Dallas1600000000000
Denver1700000000000
Detroit1600000000000
Green Bay1800000000000
Houston1800000000000
Indianapolis1700000000000
Jacksonville1600000000000
Kansas City1600000000000
Miami1600000000000
Minnesota1700000000000
New England1800000000000
New Orleans1600000000000
N.Y. Jets1600000000000
N.Y. Giants1600000000000
Oakland16110001010.060.6300
Philadelphia1600000000000
Pittsburgh1600000000000
San Diego1600110000000.060.63
San Francisco1900000000000
Seattle1800000000000
St. Louis1600000000000
Tampa Bay1600000000000
Tennessee1600001000000
Washington1700000000000
Totals5341101102010.10.60.10.6

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
D.ReynaudTennessee10101
T.BranchOakland1001-1
T.PryorOakland11001-1
Totals31012-1

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
814000001000000.07
171611001100.060.6300.060.060
Totals3011001110.10.600.10.10.1

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
OaklandKansas City10/28/2012T.Branch8402:2700NoYes0YesYes
TennesseeJacksonville12/30/2012D.Reynaud17105:4000YesNo0NoYes
OaklandSan Diego12/30/2012T.Pryor17403:4525NoNo10YesNo
Totals0.671.67111020