Ineligible Downfield Kick

Definition

On a punt, the only players on the punting team allowed to cross the line of scrimmage prior to the punt are the two players positioned on the end of the line. Should any other player except for those two players cross the line of scrimmage prior to the punt, the infraction is called ineligible man down field.

Outcome

5 yards

2016 Stats

By Penalty

Ineligible Downfield Kick penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker150100
Quarterback151000
Unknown/Unset151000
Totals3152100
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