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

2009 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.78 Illegal Formation penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona18210011210020
Atlanta161501015010
Baltimore1841624000000
Buffalo16315103315003
Carolina16210011635042
Chicago1600100210111
Cincinnati1752622326211
Cleveland1600200210002
Dallas1815101212011
Denver161500115010
Detroit1615210210102
Green Bay17315221210311
Houston161500100100
Indianapolis19315021210011
Jacksonville1631502115110
Kansas City16210011210320
St. Louis161510100000
Miami1621001115010
Minnesota18315112210011
New England17210111315130
New Orleans1921501100300
N.Y. Giants1621010215110
N.Y. Jets1900100315021
Oakland160010015001
Philadelphia1721021100100
Pittsburgh1615010525232
San Diego1721011116210
San Francisco160000015110
Seattle16420113315112
Tampa Bay1600100210002
Tennessee16210102315112
Washington1621200215010
Totals2675728925253257289253225
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