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

2012 Stats

By Penalty

Neutral Zone Infraction penalties commited by position during the 2012 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker37185132420
Defensive Line76361255120
Defensive Back5252300
Unknown/Unset151010
Runningback151000
Totals120581427850
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