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

2018 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Formation penalties commited by position during the 2018 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Unknown/Unset2210681431
Offensive Line7352590
Wide Receiver7353420
Defensive Line3150310
Linebacker3152110
Runningback2101101
Defensive Back5252320
Tight End150100
Totals502461832182
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