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 0.06 Leaping penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1200000115010
Atlanta120000000000
Baltimore120000000000
Buffalo120000000000
Carolina120000000000
Chicago120000000000
Cincinnati120000000000
Cleveland120000000000
Dallas120000000000
Denver120000000000
Detroit1211500100000
Green Bay120000000000
Houston120000000000
Indianapolis1100000115010
Jacksonville120000000000
Kansas City120000000000
Los Angeles120000000000
Miami120000000000
Minnesota120000000000
New England1211500100000
New Orleans120000000000
N.Y. Giants120000000000
N.Y. Jets110000000000
Oakland120000000000
Philadelphia120000000000
Pittsburgh120000000000
San Diego120000000000
San Francisco120000000000
Seattle120000000000
Tampa Bay120000000000
Tennessee120000000000
Washington120000000000
Totals191230002230020
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