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

2013 Stats

By Player

Games are team games. It does not account for games the specific player in question missed, or was otherwise not on the team.

NameTeamPosGamesCountCount/GameYardsYards/GameHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
J.FreemanTampa BayQB1600.0000.000010
O.VernonMiamiDE1610.06100.630100
C.MaragosSeattleFS1900.0000.000010
E.HoodPittsburghDE1610.0630.190100
Totals672130220
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