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
Arizona130000016001
Atlanta130000000000
Baltimore130000000000
Buffalo130000000000
Carolina130000000000
Chicago130000000000
Cincinnati130000000000
Cleveland130000000000
Dallas130000000000
Denver140000000000
Detroit131601000000
Green Bay130000000000
Houston130000000000
Indianapolis140000000000
Jacksonville130000000000
Kansas City130000000000
LA Rams130000000000
LA Chargers130000000000
Miami130000000000
Minnesota130000000000
New England130000000000
New Orleans130000000000
N.Y. Jets130000000000
N.Y. Giants130000000000
Oakland130000000000
Philadelphia130000000000
Pittsburgh130000000000
San Francisco130000000000
Seattle130000000000
Tampa Bay130000000000
Tennessee130000000000
Washington130000000000
Totals2091601016001
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