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

2014 Stats

By Penalty

Roughing the Kicker penalties commited by position during the 2014 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Runningback1141000
Defensive Back1151000
Defensive Line3460300
Unknown/Unset000010
Linebacker1150100
Totals6902410
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