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

2016 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Formation penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Wide Receiver9453630
Unknown/Unset157596111
Tight End6304200
Offensive Line1890810100
Defensive Line150100
Defensive Back000010
Linebacker3151200
Totals522602527251
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