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

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.25 Neutral Zone Infraction penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16210011315012
Atlanta1721001100000
Baltimore1815010420022
Buffalo16210011420031
Carolina16420022315021
Chicago1852500500000
Cincinnati1629011210011
Cleveland1673503415010
Dallas160010000100
Denver1615001313012
Detroit16315021420022
Green Bay20210002630033
Houston1641811315001
Indianapolis1715001525032
Jacksonville1631501215010
Kansas City1700000210002
St. Louis1600000210020
Miami161501015001
Minnesota16417040420031
New England1700000315021
New Orleans1715001314003
N.Y. Giants1615001312021
N.Y. Jets191400100000
Oakland1621001115010
Philadelphia1752503215010
Pittsburgh1915010314021
San Diego161500129011
San Francisco16315003525023
Seattle1862904215010
Tampa Bay161500115010
Tennessee16628033313030
Washington160000000100
Totals26772350231417235024131
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