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

2018 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
AtlantaPhiladelphia09/06/18F.OluokunLB1200:114115NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghKansas City09/16/18T.MatakevichOLB2400:114615NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Totals343.530001
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