Leaping

Definition

A defender running forward and leaping in an attempt to block a field goal or a point-after try lands on other players on either team. Exceptions: The penalty is not called if the defender was within one yard of the line of scrimmage at the time of the snap.

Outcome

15 yard penalty and automatic first down

2009 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0 Leaping penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona180000000000
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas180000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay170000000000
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis190000000000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City160000000000
St. Louis160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota180000000000
New England170000000000
New Orleans190000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets190000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia170000000000
Pittsburgh160000000000
San Diego170000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle160000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals2670000000000
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