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

2010 Stats

By Penalty

Roughing the Kicker penalties commited by position during the 2010 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Line120100
Linebacker2300200
Totals3320300
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