Encroachment

Definition

Before the snap, a defensive player illegally crosses the line of scrimmage and makes contact with an opponent or has a clear path to the quarterback.

Outcome

5 yards

2009 Stats

By Down

DownCountDist 1-2Dist 3-4Dist 5-6Dist 7-8Dist 9-10Dist 11-15Dist 16+Yards LostDeclinedOffestting
0440000001600
1220000201111010
21434013306500
31822233339020
410000001500
Totals599624267528630
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