Illegal Cut

Definition

It is an illegal cut block if:
  1. an eligible receiver who takes a position more than two yards outside of his own tackle (a flexed receiver) is blocked below the waist; or
  2. an eligible receiver who is lined up on or behind the line of scrimmage and is within two yards of his tackle is blocked below the waist after he crosses the line of scrimmage
  3. Outcome

    15 yards. If committed on defense: automatic first down.

    2012 Stats

    Overall Totals By Team

    There was an average of 0 Illegal Cut penalties per team league wide.
    AgainstBeneficiary
    NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
    Arizona160000000000
    Atlanta180000000000
    Baltimore200000000000
    Buffalo160000000000
    Carolina160000000000
    Chicago160000000000
    Cincinnati170000000000
    Cleveland160000000000
    Dallas160000000000
    Denver170000000000
    Detroit160000000000
    Green Bay180000000000
    Houston180000000000
    Indianapolis170000000000
    Jacksonville160000000100
    Kansas City160000000000
    Miami160000000000
    Minnesota170010000000
    New England180000000000
    New Orleans160000000000
    N.Y. Jets160000000000
    N.Y. Giants160000000000
    Oakland160000000000
    Philadelphia160000000000
    Pittsburgh160000000000
    San Diego160000000000
    San Francisco190000000000
    Seattle180000000000
    St. Louis160000000000
    Tampa Bay160000000000
    Tennessee160000000000
    Washington170000000000
    Totals5340010000100

    Per Game By Team

    AgainstBeneficiary
    NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
    Arizona160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Atlanta180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Baltimore200.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Buffalo160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Carolina160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Chicago160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Cincinnati170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Cleveland160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Dallas160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Denver170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Detroit160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Green Bay180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Houston180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Indianapolis170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Jacksonville160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.060.000.00
    Kansas City160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Miami160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Minnesota170.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    New England180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    New Orleans160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    N.Y. Jets160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    N.Y. Giants160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Oakland160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Philadelphia160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Pittsburgh160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    San Diego160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    San Francisco190.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Seattle180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    St. Louis160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Tampa Bay160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Tennessee160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Washington170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
    Totals534000.0600000.0600

    Player

    NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
    M.JenkinsMinnesota10101
    Totals10101

    Penalties By Week

    Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
    Overall TotalPer Game
    WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
    11600001000000.060
    Totals1600001000000.060

    Penalty Log

    AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
    MinnesotaJacksonville09/09/2012M.Jenkins1401:4629YesNo0NoYes
    Totals2910000