Interference with Opportunity to Catch

Definition

During a scrimmage kick that crosses the line of scrimmage, or during a free kick, members of the kicking team are prohibited from interfering with any receiver making an attempt to catch the airborne kick, or from obstructing or hindering his path to the airborne kick, and regardless of whether any signal was given

Outcome

15 yards from spot of the foul. Offended team can attempt a drop kick from there.

2016 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
HoustonNew England09/22/16C.JamesDB3112:2541915NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsGreen Bay10/09/16R.LewisWR5210:584715NoNoYesSpecial Teams
AtlantaSan Diego10/23/16R.TherezieFS7308:1541715NoNoNoSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleTennessee10/27/16A.BennWR8209:044415NoNoYesSpecial Teams
TennesseeGreen Bay11/13/16A.BlakeDB10401:184120NoYesNoSpecial Teams
Totals2.4411.860013
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