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

2016 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1600000223011
Atlanta190000000000
Baltimore160000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas170000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit1711500100000
Green Bay190000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis1600000115010
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City170000000000
Los Angeles161801000000
Miami170000000000
Minnesota160000000000
New England1911500100000
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Giants170000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland170000000000
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh190000000000
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle180000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals267338012338021
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