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

2017 Stats

By Penalty

Neutral Zone Infraction penalties commited by position during the 2017 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Line83408285500
Linebacker3818253300
Defensive Back5250500
Runningback2100200
Tight End151000
Totals129630349500
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