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

2015 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
ClevelandOakland09/27/15B.MingoOLB3209:384515NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandTennessee11/29/15K.ToomerLB12211:174515NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Totals24530001
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