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

2019 Stats

By Penalty

Neutral Zone Infraction penalties commited by position during the 2019 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Line15709600
Wide Receiver150100
Defensive Back151000
Linebacker5252300
Totals22105121000
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