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

2016 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
AtlantaNew Orleans09/26/16J.HardyWR3213:064715NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Los AngelesBuffalo10/09/16J.ForrestILB5306:374615NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayCarolina10/10/16H.JonesDE5307:014215NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiCleveland10/23/16D.SmithFS7301:3841115NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/23/16H.SmithFS7208:48001NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverSan Diego10/30/16J.SimmonsFS8210:214815NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PittsburghBaltimore11/06/16S.ThomasSS9207:5241115NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitMinnesota11/06/16J.BademosiDB9400:230015NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Green BayIndianapolis11/06/16T.MontgomeryWR9414:394140NoYesNoSpecial Teams
Green BayTennessee11/13/16J.ThomasLB10401:184120NoYesYesSpecial Teams
New OrleansCarolina11/17/16K.VaccaroSS11109:304126NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloOakland12/04/16C.WhiteCB13402:274115NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Totals2.843.337127028
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