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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

2021 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.16 Encroachment penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona181501015001
Atlanta1721001115010
Baltimore170000000000
Buffalo180000015001
Carolina170000015001
Chicago1700000211002
Cincinnati1800000314021
Cleveland1731501226002
Dallas1821001100000
Denver1721001100000
Detroit170000000000
Green Bay170000015010
Houston1721001100000
Indianapolis1700000210020
Jacksonville171500115010
Kansas City1826011525023
Las Vegas181401000000
LA Rams180000015001
LA Chargers171500100000
Miami171500115010
Minnesota171500100000
New England18315021210020
New Orleans1715010210011
N.Y. Giants170000015001
N.Y. Jets1731402100000
Philadelphia18316021210011
Pittsburgh1842103100000
San Francisco1815010315012
Seattle1721001100000
Tampa Bay181500115010
Tennessee1700000315012
Washington170000015001
Totals27837181020173718101720