Roughing the Kicker

Definition

A defender, having missed an attempt to block a kick, tackles the kicker or otherwise runs into the kicker in a way that might injure the kicker or his vulnerable extended kicking leg. This protection is also extended to the holder of a place kick.

Outcome

15 yards and an automatic first down

2009 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
MiamiBuffalo10/04/09K.LangfordDE4301:1121315NoNoNoDefense
CarolinaNew England12/13/09E.BrownDE14404:3041315NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Totals3.531330001
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