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

2013 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
ChicagoPittsburgh09/22/13A.WaltersDB3207:354515NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Green BayCleveland10/20/13J.StoneburnerTE7111:3941015NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayBuffalo12/08/13D.WatsonLB14113:164215NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Totals1.3345.6745001
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