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

2016 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.69 Neutral Zone Infraction penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1615010315012
Atlanta18525005315021
Baltimore1641902215010
Buffalo16735034525232
Carolina16420004419031
Chicago16628024210011
Cincinnati1615010210020
Cleveland1615001315030
Dallas17735034210011
Denver16420013210020
Detroit17210002315012
Green Bay19420022629024
Houston18420122315012
Indianapolis1615010735043
Jacksonville1652503200000
Kansas City17420004837062
Los Angeles16315021210020
Miami17944036315021
Minnesota16420022314030
New England18210202420013
New Orleans16210002420022
N.Y. Giants171501015001
N.Y. Jets16945027420040
Oakland173160211155074
Philadelphia163150211049064
Pittsburgh1915001210011
San Diego161151056631033
San Francisco1621000229020
Seattle1829011210020
Tampa Bay16210011315021
Tennessee16210011524123
Washington16210020210011
Totals2661185823457311858237345
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