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

Teams

There was an average of 1.31 Illegal Formation penalties per team league wide.
Overall TotalPer Game
NameGamesAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary YardsDismissedHomeAwayAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary Yards
Arizona1600210000000.130.63
Atlanta18315000030.170.8300
Baltimore202102100110.10.50.10.5
Buffalo160015000000.060.31
Carolina1600210000000.130.63
Chicago160015000000.060.31
Cincinnati1715150010.060.290.060.29
Cleveland16155251100.060.310.311.56
Dallas1600000000000
Denver17210153200.120.590.060.29
Detroit162102101200.130.630.130.63
Green Bay180015100000.060.28
Houston18210000110.110.5600
Indianapolis1715150100.060.290.060.29
Jacksonville1600000000000
Kansas City1615001100.060.3100
Miami1615001010.060.3100
Minnesota17315150210.180.880.060.29
New England18210150110.110.560.060.28
New Orleans1615000010.060.3100
N.Y. Jets1615000100.060.3100
N.Y. Giants1600000000000
Oakland162102100110.130.630.130.63
Philadelphia1600420000000.251.25
Pittsburgh16315001120.190.9400
San Diego1600525100000.311.56
San Francisco193153150300.160.790.160.79
Seattle18153150100.060.280.170.83
St. Louis164204200220.251.250.251.25
Tampa Bay1600001000000
Tennessee16315004210.190.9400
Washington17315001300.180.8800
Totals53442210422101626162.512.42.612.6

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
St. Louis15101
Baltimore15101
Pittsburgh1001-1
Tennessee515321
Atlanta1501-1
Houston15101
Washington15101
Miami1501-1
Tampa Bay10101
Cleveland15101
Minnesota15101
New England15101
San Diego10101
Seattle15101
Denver30211
B.GibsonSt. Louis15101
B.MooreN.Y. Jets15101
B.MyersOakland1501-1
C.JohnsonDetroit10101
C.StevensTennessee10101
D.DobbsSan Francisco15101
D.HogueDetroit15101
D.RolandCincinnati1501-1
D.StewartTennessee10101
E.WinstonKansas City15101
J.BaldwinKansas City1001-1
J.CameronCleveland10101
J.LongMiami10101
J.SnellingAtlanta1501-1
J.TammeDenver15101
K.WalterHouston1501-1
K.WilliamsSan Francisco15101
M.AdamsPittsburgh1501-1
M.ColstonNew Orleans1501-1
M.GilbertPittsburgh1501-1
M.NewhouseGreen Bay1001-1
M.WallacePittsburgh15101
P.LoadholtMinnesota210110
P.RileyWashington15101
R.CladyDenver15101
R.SaffoldSt. Louis21002-2
R.StreaterOakland15101
S.VollmerNew England1501-1
T.ClaboAtlanta1501-1
T.HillsIndianapolis15101
T.PolumbusWashington15101
T.SmithBaltimore1501-1
T.WilliamsWashington10101
V.DavisSan Francisco15101
W.YoungDetroit15101
Totals58210372116

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11621011300.130.630.060.060.190
21621011100.130.630.060.060.060
31631512100.190.940.060.130.060
41552541100.331.670.270.070.070
51431512100.211.070.070.140.070
61400002000000.140
71331530100.231.150.2300.080
81431512000.211.070.070.1400
91452541200.361.790.290.070.140
101442022100.291.430.140.140.070
111421020000.140.710.14000
131631521100.190.940.130.060.060
141621002000.130.6300.1300
161621020100.130.630.1300.060
171621011100.130.630.060.060.060
211151000151000
Totals2254221026161603.818.92.71.11.10

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
DetroitSt. Louis09/09/2012D.Hogue1306:0343NoNo5NoNo
DenverPittsburgh09/09/20121111:35210YesNo0NoYes
DenverPittsburgh09/09/20121100:54110YesNo0NoYes
PittsburghDenver09/09/20121202:56210YesNo0YesYes
PittsburghDenver09/09/2012M.Adams1202:08110NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandArizona09/16/20122302:53415NoNo5NoNo
MinnesotaIndianapolis09/16/2012P.Loadholt2109:08212NoNo5YesNo
MiamiOakland09/16/2012J.Long2212:4738YesNo0NoYes
TennesseeDetroit09/23/20123205:1042NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeDetroit09/23/2012D.Stewart3309:54310YesNo0NoYes
AtlantaSan Diego09/23/2012J.Snelling3105:5034NoNo5YesNo
PittsburghOakland09/23/2012M.Gilbert3304:1228NoNo5YesNo
BaltimoreCleveland09/27/20124107:02210NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeHouston09/30/20124214:09316YesNo0YesYes
Kansas CitySan Diego09/30/2012E.Winston4212:5934NoNo5NoNo
St. LouisSeattle09/30/2012B.Gibson4203:5025NoNo5NoNo
DenverOakland09/30/2012J.Tamme4104:53115NoNo5NoNo
New OrleansGreen Bay09/30/2012M.Colston4204:22110NoNo5YesNo
PittsburghPhiladelphia10/07/2012M.Wallace5103:25210NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeMinnesota10/07/20125401:31110NoNo5YesNo
MiamiCincinnati10/07/20125313:09210NoNo5YesNo
DenverNew England10/07/20125108:2235YesNo0YesYes
TennesseePittsburgh10/11/2012C.Stevens6211:59316YesNo0NoYes
Green BayHouston10/14/2012M.Newhouse6402:0836YesNo0YesYes
San FranciscoSeattle10/18/2012D.Dobbs7311:5942NoNo5NoNo
MinnesotaArizona10/21/20127307:41110NoNo5NoNo
Tampa BayNew Orleans10/21/20127410:3348YesNo0NoYes
IndianapolisCleveland10/21/2012T.Hills7113:4524NoNo5NoNo
New EnglandSt. Louis10/28/2012S.Vollmer8413:3433NoNo5YesNo
AtlantaPhiladelphia10/28/20128207:51110NoNo5YesNo
DetroitSeattle10/28/2012W.Young8110:0345NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonCarolina11/04/20129401:4913NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeChicago11/04/20129108:1025NoNo5NoNo
TennesseeChicago11/04/20129107:39210YesNo0NoYes
BaltimoreCleveland11/04/2012T.Smith9106:53110NoNo5YesNo
ClevelandBaltimore11/04/2012J.Cameron9214:03110YesNo0NoYes
ClevelandBaltimore11/04/20129409:3336NoNo5NoNo
HoustonBuffalo11/04/20129113:0944NoNo5NoNo
MinnesotaDetroit11/11/2012P.Loadholt10312:4237NoNo5NoNo
St. LouisSan Francisco11/11/2012R.Saffold10103:55110NoNo5YesNo
San FranciscoSt. Louis11/11/2012K.Williams10208:4932NoNo5NoNo
St. LouisSan Francisco11/11/2012R.Saffold10514:55110NoNo5YesNo
Kansas CityPittsburgh11/12/2012J.Baldwin10303:5937YesNo0YesYes
WashingtonPhiladelphia11/18/2012P.Riley11104:3246NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonPhiladelphia11/18/2012T.Polumbus11315:00110NoNo5NoNo
St. LouisSan Francisco12/02/201213400:59110NoNo5NoNo
OaklandCleveland12/02/2012R.Streater13400:57210NoNo5NoNo
San DiegoCincinnati12/02/201213201:45110YesNo0NoYes
CincinnatiSan Diego12/02/2012D.Roland13404:5616NoNo5YesNo
AtlantaCarolina12/09/2012T.Clabo14402:1621NoNo5YesNo
HoustonNew England12/10/2012K.Walter14115:00110NoNo5YesNo
DetroitAtlanta12/22/2012C.Johnson16204:1633YesNo0NoYes
DenverCleveland12/23/2012R.Clady16305:0913NoNo5NoNo
N.Y. JetsSan Diego12/23/2012B.Moore16310:21210NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonDallas12/30/2012T.Williams17406:5638YesNo0NoYes
OaklandSan Diego12/30/2012B.Myers17409:0032NoNo5YesNo
SeattleSt. Louis12/30/201217410:1426NoNo5NoNo
San FranciscoBaltimore02/03/2013V.Davis21115:00110NoNo5NoNo
Totals2.227.76160210210