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

By Penalty

Interference with Opportunity to Catch penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back2301101
Wide Receiver2300200
Totals4601301
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