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

2011 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
San FranciscoSeattle09/11/11T.GoodenLB1113:004315NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleSan Francisco09/11/11B.BrownerDB1408:14421NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityDetroit09/18/11D.WilliamsILB2211:144515NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaN.Y. Giants10/02/11P.PetersonCB4200:0531015NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghJacksonville10/16/11R.MundySS6308:4842115NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityGreen Bay12/18/11J.HorneWR15107:384315NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Totals2.173.837.3376003
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