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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.03 Leaping penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona60000016001
Atlanta50000000000
Baltimore60000000000
Buffalo50000000000
Carolina60000000000
Chicago60000000000
Cincinnati50000000000
Cleveland60000000000
Dallas50000000000
Denver50000000000
Detroit61601000000
Green Bay60000000000
Houston60000000000
Indianapolis60000000000
Jacksonville60000000000
Kansas City70000000000
LA Rams60000000000
LA Chargers60000000000
Miami50000000000
Minnesota60000000000
New England60000000000
New Orleans50000000000
N.Y. Jets60000000000
N.Y. Giants60000000000
Oakland70000000000
Philadelphia60000000000
Pittsburgh60000000000
San Francisco60000000000
Seattle50000000000
Tampa Bay50000000000
Tennessee60000000000
Washington50000000000
Totals921601016001
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