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

    Teams

    There was an average of 0 Illegal Cut 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
    Minnesota1700001000000
    New England1800000000000
    New Orleans1600000000000
    N.Y. Jets1600000000000
    N.Y. Giants1600000000000
    Oakland1600000000000
    Philadelphia1600000000000
    Pittsburgh1600000000000
    San Diego1600000000000
    San Francisco1900000000000
    Seattle1800000000000
    St. Louis1600000000000
    Tampa Bay1600000000000
    Tennessee1600000000000
    Washington1700000000000
    Totals53400001000000

    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
    Totals1600001000000.10

    Penalty Log

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