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 Penalty

Roughing the Kicker penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Wide Receiver1150101
Linebacker1151001
Defensive Line1150100
Defensive Back6672400
Totals91123602
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