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
Arizona160000016001
Atlanta180000000000
Baltimore160000000000
Buffalo170000000000
Carolina170000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas160000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit161601000000
Green Bay160000000000
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis160000000000
Jacksonville190000000000
Kansas City170000000000
LA Rams170000000000
LA Chargers160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota180000000000
New England190000000000
New Orleans180000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia190000000000
Pittsburgh170000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle160000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee180000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals2671601016001
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