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

2015 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.09 Leaping penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona180000000000
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore1611501000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina1900000115001
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas1611501000000
Denver190000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay180000000000
Houston170000000000
Indianapolis160000016010
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City180000000000
St. Louis160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota170000000000
New England180000000000
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh180000000000
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle1800000115001
Tampa Bay161600100000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington170000000000
Totals267336021336012
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