False Start

Definition

It is a False Start if the ball has been placed ready for play, and, prior to the snap, an offensive player who has assumed a set position charges or moves in such a way as to simulate the start of a play, or if an offensive player who is in motion makes a sudden movement toward the line of scrimmage. Any quick abrupt movement by a single offensive player, or by several offensive players in unison, which simulates the start of the snap, is a false start. Exceptions: This does not apply to an offensive player under the center who turns his head or shoulders, unless the movement is an obvious attempt to draw an opponent offside.

Outcome

Loss of five yards from the line of scrimmage. The foul is enforced prior to the snap.

2019 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
A.RodgersGreen BayQB1810.0650.280100
T.DavisGreen BayWR1810.0650.280100
J.ConklinTennesseeT1930.16150.790300
C.HubbardClevelandOL1630.19110.692100
J.McCrayClevelandG1630.19150.941200
Je.DavisMiamiOL1620.13100.631100
C.RidleyAtlantaWR1620.13100.630200
J.FelicianoBuffaloG1720.12100.591100
T.NsekheBuffaloT1750.29251.472300
M.MosesWashingtonT1650.31251.563200
D.PennWashingtonG1630.19110.691200
S.TeviLA ChargersT1620.13100.631100
U.AmadiSeattleCB1820.11100.561100
W.DisslySeattleTE1820.11100.562000
T.DeckerDetroitT1630.19150.941200
K.JohnsonArizonaWR1610.0650.311000
M.RemmersN.Y. GiantsT1620.13100.630200
J.WinstonTampa BayQB1610.0650.311000
D.SamuelSan FranciscoWR1830.17150.831200
D.MoncriefPittsburghWR1610.0650.310100
UnnamedPittsburgh1610.0650.310100
D.FellsHoustonTE1830.17150.831200
L.TunsilHoustonT18140.78703.899500
D.JohnsonHoustonRB1810.0640.220100
D.GoodOaklandOL1620.13100.631100
J.DeveyOaklandOL1610.0620.131000
T.BrownOaklandT1640.25161.002200
R.LearyDenverG1620.1360.381100
T.MotonCarolinaT1620.13100.631100
D.DotsonTampa BayT1650.31211.312300
D.SmithTampa BayT1620.13100.630200
O.HowardTampa BayTE1610.0640.250100
J.MurrayArizonaOL1630.19120.750300
D.HumphriesArizonaT1650.31221.383200
A.SmithCincinnatiT1620.13100.631100
M.McGlincheySan FranciscoT1850.28251.393200
J.GaroppoloSan FranciscoQB1820.11100.561100
D.VirginDetroitDB1610.0650.311000
T.BenjaminLA ChargersWR1610.0650.310100
J.JamesDetroitTE1610.0650.311000
C.LinsleyGreen BayC1810.0650.281000
D.AdamsGreen BayWR1810.0650.281000
T.HowardHoustonOL1830.17150.832100
W.RichardsonJacksonvilleOL1620.13100.631100
J.TaylorJacksonvilleOL1650.31251.562300
K.CunninghamNew EnglandT1710.0640.240100
T.JonesN.Y. GiantsWR1610.0650.311000
D.DawkinsBuffaloT1740.24191.120400
C.FordBuffaloT1710.0650.290100
L.SmithBuffaloTE1750.29211.243200
G.IfediSeattleT1880.44402.222600
J.BrissettIndianapolisQB1620.13100.630200
C.WilliamsDallasG1630.19150.942100
J.SprinkleWashingtonTE1630.19150.942100
H.RenfrowOaklandWR1610.0650.311000
R.GrantOaklandWR1610.0650.311000
A.PeatNew OrleansG1720.12100.590200
M.ThomasNew OrleansWR1710.0650.290100
R.WoodsLA RamsWR1620.13100.632000
A.WhitworthLA RamsT1610.0650.311000
I.SeumaloPhiladelphiaG1730.18150.881200
A.MackAtlantaC1620.1350.312000
R.GageAtlantaWR1620.13100.632000
J.MatthewsAtlantaT1620.13100.631100
B.ShellN.Y. JetsT1620.1360.381100
R.KalilN.Y. JetsC1610.0650.311000
M.PruittTennesseeTE1910.0550.260100
D.KnoxBuffaloTE1710.0650.291000
D.KilgoreMiamiC1610.0650.310100
E.BoehmMiamiOL1620.13100.630200
E.JenkinsGreen BayG1830.17150.832100
D.BakhtiariGreen BayT1850.28251.392300
K.McGaryAtlantaT1660.38281.753300
W.SneadBaltimoreWR1720.12100.591100
J.MeyersNew EnglandWR1710.0650.291000
B.BoldenNew EnglandRB1710.0650.291010
T.HockensonDetroitTE1620.13100.631100
G.GlasgowDetroitC1620.13100.630200
L.ThomasDetroitTE1620.13100.630200
T.LarsenCarolinaC1610.0650.310100
E.EngramN.Y. GiantsTE1610.0650.310100
Z.FultonHoustonOL1840.22201.112200
B.Burr-KirvenSeattleLB1810.0650.281000
R.RamczykNew OrleansT1720.12100.591100
G.RobinsonClevelandOL1630.19150.943000
E.KushClevelandG1630.19150.941200
J.DembyLA RamsOL1620.13100.630200
J.BitonioClevelandG1620.13100.631100
A.MillerChicagoWR1610.0650.310100
V.DavisWashingtonTE1610.0650.311000
B.BulagaGreen BayT1840.22201.111300
D.WalkerTennesseeTE1910.0550.260100
D.HarrisClevelandTE1620.13100.630200
R.IzzoNew EnglandTE1710.0650.290100
M.CannonNew EnglandG1720.12100.591100
F.RagnowDetroitC1630.19140.882100
C.JonesCarolinaDB1600.0000.000010
M.GlowinskiIndianapolisG1640.25191.192200
K.MillerOaklandT1610.0650.310100
R.IncognitoOaklandC1630.19150.941200
R.HavensteinLA RamsT1640.25191.192200
A.BlytheLA RamsC1620.13100.631100
Br.AllenLA RamsC1620.13100.632000
C.Leno JrChicagoT1630.19140.881200
R.ReiffMinnesotaT1830.17150.830300
C.RobinsonJacksonvilleOL1640.25130.811300
K.BierriaDenverLB1610.0650.311000
E.McCoyNew OrleansC1720.12100.592000
L.ReynoldsCincinnatiLB1610.0650.310100
M.JordanCincinnatiG1630.19150.942100
B.HartCincinnatiT1640.25201.252200
J.JonesSeattleT1810.0650.281000
C.SamuelCarolinaWR1610.0650.311000
I.ThomasCarolinaTE1610.0650.311000
R.GunterArizonaNT1610.0650.310100
M.ScharpingHoustonOL1840.22201.114000
A.MarpetTampa BayG1620.13100.630200
T.ConklinMinnesotaTE1810.0650.280100
K.RudolphMinnesotaTE1810.0650.280100
B.O'NeillMinnesotaT1840.22201.111300
C.DanielChicagoQB1610.0650.310100
J.WoodsChicagoLB1600.0000.000020
L.JohnsonPhiladelphiaT1720.12100.592000
M.PounceyPittsburghC1610.0640.251000
J.WashingtonPittsburghWR1620.13100.632000
R.SaffoldTennesseeG1910.0550.261000
D.JohnsonBuffaloDE1710.0650.290100
J.DouglasTennesseeG1910.0550.261000
N.DavisTennesseeOL1960.32301.584200
T.LewanTennesseeT1950.26251.322300
J.EdelmanNew EnglandWR1720.12100.590200
J.CardonaNew EnglandLS1710.0650.290100
T.McLaurinWashingtonWR1610.0620.131000
E.FlowersWashingtonT1610.0650.311000
D.RisnerDenverOL1610.0650.310100
UnnamedDallas1610.0650.311000
X.Su'a-FiloDallasG1610.0650.311000
T.KelceKansas CityTE1820.11100.562000
L.Duvernay-TardifKansas CityT1810.0650.281000
P.BrownClevelandTE1620.13100.630200
A.CallawayClevelandWR1610.0650.310100
L.ToiloloSan FranciscoTE1810.0650.281000
A.AuclairTampa BayTE1620.1390.560210
A.NelsonTampa BayLB1610.0650.311000
K.MinterTampa BayLB1610.0650.311000
Z.TrinerTampa BayLS1610.0650.311000
B.BozemanBaltimoreC1730.18150.882100
A.DaltonCincinnatiQB1610.0650.310100
M.TurnerSeattleWR1810.0650.280100
A.NorwellJacksonvilleG1630.19150.942100
C.ErvingKansas CityOL1820.11100.562000
I.PrinceMiamiT1610.0650.311000
B.ReedArizonaLB1610.0650.311000
M.NzeochaSan FranciscoOLB1820.11100.561100
N.FantDenverTE1620.13100.632000
J.LaynePittsburghCB1610.0650.310100
O.OkoronkwoLA RamsLB1610.0650.310100
T.KroftBuffaloTE1730.18150.882100
P.WilliamsMiamiWR1610.0650.310100
C.OgbuehiJacksonvilleOL1610.0650.310100
A.RedmondCincinnatiG1610.0650.311000
D.MuhlbachDetroitLS1610.0650.311000
B.TurnerGreen BayOL1810.0650.281000
R.KellyIndianapolisC1630.19150.943000
A.ShipleyArizonaC1610.0650.310100
J.MilesArizonaOL1610.0650.310100
K.HarmonWashingtonWR1620.13100.632000
D.KellyTennesseeOL1910.0550.261000
T.PipkinsLA ChargersT1610.0650.310100
D.FeeneyLA ChargersG1640.25191.190400
T.BurtonChicagoTE1610.0650.311000
M.SandersPhiladelphiaRB1710.0650.290100
C.EdogaN.Y. JetsT1630.19150.941200
W.SchweitzerAtlantaG1630.19150.943000
D.FlukerSeattleOL1810.0650.280100
R.CowardChicagoOL1620.13100.632000
N.MartinHoustonC1810.0650.281000
B.LinderJacksonvilleG1610.0650.311000
A.CannJacksonvilleG1610.0650.311000
T.HopkinsCincinnatiG1610.0650.310100
D.EdwardsLA RamsT1620.13100.631100
J.JerryCincinnatiG1610.0650.310100
J.HardeeNew OrleansDB1710.0650.291000
E.WatfordTampa BayOL1620.1360.380200
A.FirkserTennesseeTE1910.0550.261000
J.SmithTennesseeTE1920.11100.531100
N.EbnerNew EnglandDB1710.0650.291000
O.BeckhamClevelandWR1620.13100.631100
K.HodgeClevelandWR1610.0650.310100
D.DeCastroPittsburghG1630.19150.942100
D.JohnsonPittsburghWR1630.19150.943000
W.RichburgSan FranciscoC1810.0650.280100
E.SandersSan FranciscoWR1820.11100.561100
A.BrownTennesseeWR1910.0550.260100
A.LewisN.Y. JetsG1610.0650.310100
A.ShaheenChicagoTE1610.0650.310100
A.JefferyPhiladelphiaWR1710.0650.291000
T.WilliamsOaklandWR1610.0650.311000
A.CappaTampa BayG1610.0650.310100
G.BollesDenverT1620.13100.631100
N.BoyleBaltimoreTE1720.1290.532000
D.SlaytonN.Y. GiantsWR1610.0650.311000
R.GroyLA ChargersOL1610.0650.310100
N.LawsonOaklandCB1610.0650.311000
B.MassieChicagoT1610.0650.311000
J.GrahamGreen BayTE1810.0650.281000
J.WilliamsGreen BayRB1810.0650.281000
J.BrownAtlantaG1610.0650.310100
L.WarfordNew OrleansG1730.18150.883000
T.ArmsteadNew OrleansT1710.0650.291000
J.HarrisAtlantaLS1610.0650.310100
S.PulleyN.Y. GiantsC1610.0650.310100
J.PughArizonaOL1630.19150.941200
R.JensenTampa BayC1610.0650.311000
J.WellsTampa BayT1610.0650.311000
A.CorbettLA RamsOL1640.25201.251300
R.SpillanePittsburghLB1610.0650.311000
C.BoswellPittsburghK1610.0650.311000
S.DiggsMinnesotaWR1820.11100.560200
I.SmithMinnesotaTE1810.0650.280100
L.TomlinsonSan FranciscoOL1820.11100.562000
M.FeilerPittsburghT1620.1350.311100
M.Ingram IIBaltimoreRB1710.0650.291000
M.BoykinBaltimoreWR1710.0650.291000
G.LittleCarolinaT1620.13100.631100
B.SmithIndianapolisG1610.0650.311000
J.DavenportMiamiT1610.0650.311000
P.ElfleinMinnesotaC1820.11100.562000
E.WilkinsonDenverOL1620.13100.630200
B.ScherffWashingtonT1620.13100.632000
B.PriceCincinnatiC1630.19150.940300
J.PetersPhiladelphiaT1760.35301.764200
A.DillardPhiladelphiaT1710.0610.061000
C.KuppLA RamsWR1620.1390.562000
T.ScottLA ChargersT1640.25201.252200
J.GrahamAtlantaTE1610.0650.311000
J.CarpenterAtlantaG1610.0650.311000
M.EvansTampa BayWR1610.0650.310100
D.SingletaryBuffaloRB1720.12100.591100
J.SamuelsPittsburghRB1610.0650.310100
D.DaleyCarolinaT1610.0650.310100
N.SundbergWashingtonLS1610.0650.311000
K.ColeJacksonvilleWR1610.0650.310100
T.SmithDallasT1610.0650.310100
D.SheltonNew EnglandDT1710.0650.291000
I.WynnNew EnglandOL1720.12100.592000
S.MasonNew EnglandC1710.0650.291000
M.IupatiSeattleG1820.11100.560200
J.HollisterSeattleTE1830.17150.830300
T.ReederLA RamsLB1610.0650.311000
R.StanleyBaltimoreT1710.0650.290100
M.JonesDetroitWR1610.0650.311000
K.JuszczykSan FranciscoFB1810.0650.280100
T.ComptonN.Y. JetsOL1610.0650.310100
A.CastonzoIndianapolisT1610.0650.311000
V.BiegelMiamiLB1610.0650.311000
D.CalhounMiamiG1610.0650.311000
D.GoedertPhiladelphiaTE1720.12100.591100
R.TonyanGreen BayTE1820.11100.560200
R.OkungLA ChargersT1620.13100.630200
D.HodgesPittsburghQB1610.0650.311000
N.ChubbClevelandRB1610.0650.310100
V.McDonaldPittsburghTE1620.13100.632000
J.KlineMinnesotaG1810.0650.280100
J.HorstedChicagoTE1620.13100.632000
B.HillAtlantaRB1610.0650.311000
M.LewisGreen BayTE1810.0650.281000
A.LazardGreen BayWR1810.0650.281000
UnnamedMinnesota1810.0650.281000
A.AbdullahMinnesotaRB1810.0650.281000
J.StaleySan FranciscoT1810.0650.280100
G.CelekSan FranciscoTE1810.0650.280100
M.WilliamsArizonaTE1610.0650.311000
A.VillanuevaPittsburghT1620.13100.631100
E.FisherKansas CityT1820.11100.561100
S.SimonsonN.Y. GiantsTE1610.0650.310100
Z.ErtzPhiladelphiaTE1720.12100.592000
P.MekariBaltimoreOL1710.0650.291000
J.BynesBaltimoreLB1710.0650.291000
C.CarterCincinnatiTE1610.0650.311000
T.CrosbyDetroitOL1610.0650.311000
A.WilsonMiamiWR1610.0650.310100
J.WebbMiamiT1610.0610.060100
K.CanadayPittsburghLS1610.0650.311000
W.FullerHoustonWR1810.0650.280100
C.DavisTennesseeWR1910.0550.261000
UnnamedWashington1610.0650.311000
R.FergusonBuffaloLS1710.0650.290100
C.BrewerLA RamsG1610.0650.310100
D.BrunskillSan FranciscoOL1810.0650.281000
O.AboushiDetroitOL1610.0650.310100
M.GordonLA ChargersRB1610.0650.311000
D.WilliamsCarolinaT1610.0650.310100
F.JohnsonCincinnatiG1620.13100.630200
C.UzomahCincinnatiTE1610.0650.310100
J.HillNew OrleansTE1720.12100.591100
N.EastonNew OrleansC1720.12100.590200
K.SmithN.Y. GiantsTE1610.0650.310100
B.JarwinDallasTE1610.0650.310100
M.BlairSeattleFS1820.1190.502000
D.RobinsonKansas CityWR1810.0650.280100
UnnamedChicago1620.13100.632000
M.BrownBaltimoreWR1710.0650.291000
P.EhingerBaltimoreG1710.0650.291000
R.BatesBuffaloOL1710.0650.291000
J.LandryClevelandWR1610.0650.310100
E.ElliottDallasRB1610.0650.311000
S.SimsWashingtonWR1610.0650.310100
C.CovingtonDallasDE1610.0650.311000
C.ClarkHoustonT1810.0650.281000
D.HenryTennesseeRB1910.0550.260100
W.WoodyardTennesseeILB1920.11100.530200
S.WatkinsKansas CityWR1810.0640.221000
H.HenryLA ChargersTE1610.0650.310100
D.MontgomeryChicagoRB1610.0650.310100
B.WatsonNew EnglandTE1710.0650.291000
W.GholstonTampa BayDE1610.0650.311000
A.SchlottmannDenverOL1610.0650.311000
P.MorrisDenverC1610.0650.311000
A.BeckDenverFB1610.0650.311000
T.HomerSeattleRB1810.0650.281000
UnnamedNew Orleans1710.0650.291000
M.YandaBaltimoreG1710.0650.291000
M.SchwartzKansas CityT1810.0650.281000
D.BrownSeattleT1810.0650.280100
K.FackrellGreen BayOLB1800.0000.000010
Totals5438575278929627960
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