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

2018 Stats

By Penalty

Ineligible Downfield Kick penalties commited by position during the 2018 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker3151200
Wide Receiver150100
Defensive Back3152100
Totals7353400
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