Illegal Formation

Definition

Fewer than 7 players line up on the line of scrimmage; or Eligible receivers fail to line up as the leftmost and rightmost players on the line; or when five properly numbered ineligible players fail to line up on the line.

Outcome

5 yards

2012 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Formation penalties commited by position during the 2012 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker3153000
Unknown/Unset136510380
Offensive Line14706840
Fullback150100
Wide Receiver7354320
Tight End3152120
Defensive Line151000
Totals422102616160
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