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

By Player

Games are team games. It does not account for games the specific player in question missed, or was otherwise not on the team.

NameTeamPosGamesCountCount/GameYardsYards/GameHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
J.HardyAtlantaWR1210.08151.250100
J.ForrestLos AngelesILB1210.08151.251000
H.JonesTampa BayDE1210.08151.250100
D.SmithCincinnatiFS1210.08151.251000
H.SmithMinnesotaFS1210.0810.080100
J.SimmonsDenverFS1210.08151.251000
S.ThomasPittsburghSS1210.08151.250100
J.BademosiDetroitDB1210.08151.250100
T.MontgomeryGreen BayWR1200.0000.000001
J.ThomasGreen BayLB1200.0000.000001
K.VaccaroNew OrleansSS1210.0860.500100
C.WhiteBuffaloCB1210.08151.250100
Totals144101273702
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