Neutral Zone Infraction

Definition

Before the snap, a defensive player (most often a lineman) jumps into the neutral zone and "startles" an offensive player, causing him to false start.

Outcome

5 yards

2009 Stats

By Down

DownCountDist 1-2Dist 3-4Dist 5-6Dist 7-8Dist 9-10Dist 11-15Dist 16+Yards LostDeclinedOffestting
0440000001900
112100011005500
21400419006910
31811651228600
4731200013100
Totals5592126212326010
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