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

2014 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Formation penalties commited by position during the 2014 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Offensive Line168097140
Unknown/Unset94545120
Linebacker3151200
Wide Receiver7353401
Defensive Back2102010
Defensive Line150100
Tight End3152101
Fullback150100
Totals422102121272
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