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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.

2021 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.

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NameTeamPosGamesCountCount/GameYardsYards/GameHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
UnnamedDallas1810.0650.280100
A.MarpetTampa BayG1910.0550.261000
D.SmithTampa BayT1930.16140.742100
D.DalmanAtlantaOL1710.0650.291000
J.MayfieldAtlantaOL1760.35291.713300
J.MailataPhiladelphiaT1830.17150.832100
I.SeumaloPhiladelphiaG1830.17150.831200
B.BrooksPhiladelphiaG1810.0650.280100
K.DotsonPittsburghOL1810.0640.220100
J.Smith-SchusterPittsburghWR1810.0660.330100
E.SandersBuffaloWR1930.16150.793000
M.BectonN.Y. JetsT1710.0650.290100
J.JansenCarolinaLS1710.0650.291000
C.HamMinnesotaFB1720.12100.590200
T.ConklinMinnesotaTE1710.0650.290100
K.OsbornMinnesotaWR1710.0650.290100
B.O'NeillMinnesotaT1740.24201.181300
G.KittleSan FranciscoTE2040.20201.001300
T.HowardHoustonOL1730.18150.882100
J.WeeksHoustonLS1720.12100.592000
A.NorwellJacksonvilleOL1740.24191.123100
D.MetcalfSeattleWR1710.0650.290100
D.HarrisArizonaTE1810.0650.280100
D.DanielsArizonaTE1810.0640.220100
K.LammTennesseeT1820.11100.562000
B.ScherffWashingtonG1730.18150.881200
T.ApkeWashingtonDB1720.12100.592000
T.HillKansas CityWR2020.10100.501100
L.NiangKansas CityOL2010.0550.251000
J.DavisMiamiOL1720.1290.531100
C.ThrockmortonNew OrleansOL1740.24201.181300
A.TrautmanNew OrleansTE1720.12100.591100
C.KmetChicagoTE1720.12100.591100
K.ZeitlerBaltimoreG1720.12100.591100
J.SimpsonLas VegasG1810.0660.331000
A.IngoldLas VegasFB1810.0650.281000
A.LeatherwoodLas VegasT1870.39321.782500
A.ThomasN.Y. GiantsT1740.24201.181300
B.PriceN.Y. GiantsOL1720.12100.590200
N.SolderN.Y. GiantsT1710.0650.290100
T.ArmsteadNew OrleansT1720.12100.591100
T.MarshallCarolinaWR1710.0650.291000
S.Thomas-OliverCarolinaCB1710.0650.291000
G.IfediChicagoOL1750.29241.412300
J.WilliamsCincinnatiT2120.10100.480200
J.FieldsChicagoQB1720.12100.592000
J.DavenportIndianapolisT1710.0650.291000
L.ShenaultJacksonvilleWR1710.0650.291000
B.BrowningDenverLB1710.0650.290100
N.HairstonDenverCB1710.0650.290100
T.JohnsonJacksonvilleWR1710.0650.291000
N.FantDenverTE1740.24201.181300
D.SmytheMiamiTE1710.0650.291000
D.WilliamsBuffaloOL1920.1190.470200
R.HuntMiamiOL1730.18150.882100
I.WynnNew EnglandOL1830.17150.830300
K.MillerLas VegasT1830.17150.831200
D.JohnsonPittsburghWR1870.39351.944300
D.HumphriesArizonaOL1840.22201.113100
K.BeachumArizonaOL1860.33301.672400
B.EllefsonMinnesotaTE1710.0610.060100
R.GageAtlantaWR1710.0650.290100
R.GronkowskiTampa BayTE1920.11100.531100
C.RidleyAtlantaWR1710.0650.290100
J.PalmerLA ChargersWR1710.0650.291000
C.LinsleyLA ChargersC1710.0650.291000
K.AllenLA ChargersWR1710.0650.291000
B.ShellSeattleT1710.0650.291000
D.LewisSeattleG1710.0640.241000
A.BrewerTennesseeOL1820.11100.560200
M.BrownBaltimoreWR1730.18150.882100
A.DillonGreen BayRB1810.0650.281000
T.HockensonDetroitTE1740.24201.183100
B.PriceDetroitDB1710.0650.290100
D.DaleyCarolinaG1730.18150.880300
J.BrittHoustonOL1710.0650.291000
S.DiggsBuffaloWR1910.0550.261000
J.BitonioClevelandG1730.18150.882100
D.FellsDetroitTE1710.0650.291000
P.SewellDetroitT1750.29211.243200
T.VallejoArizonaLB1810.0650.280100
B.LinderJacksonvilleOL1710.0650.291000
J.ThuneyKansas CityOL2030.15150.751200
T.PipkinsLA ChargersT1710.0650.290100
R.SlaterLA ChargersT1730.18150.881200
J.CardonaNew EnglandLS1810.0650.281000
H.HenryNew EnglandTE1830.17150.832100
E.PennyN.Y. GiantsRB1720.1260.352000
T.TurnerPittsburghG1840.22201.113100
J.CarmanCincinnatiG2150.24251.192300
C.OkoraforPittsburghOL1860.33281.564200
D.MoorePittsburghT1820.11100.562000
T.BoydCincinnatiWR2120.10100.481100
C.SuttonDenverWR1710.0650.291000
T.BridgewaterDenverQB1720.12110.652000
A.JacksonMiamiT1760.35301.763300
J.WellsTampa BayT1910.0550.260100
S.MillerTampa BayWR1910.0550.260100
A.CooperDallasWR1810.0650.281000
Z.ErtzPhiladelphiaTE1820.11100.561100
R.MatiscikJacksonvilleLS1720.12100.591100
H.HurstAtlantaTE1710.0650.291000
R.Seals-JonesWashingtonTE1730.18150.882100
S.CosmiWashingtonOL1710.0650.290100
J.DanielsChicagoOL1710.0630.181000
C.LambDallasWR1810.0650.281000
C.ThompsonCarolinaTE1710.0650.290100
J.SprinkleDallasTE1810.0650.281000
N.WrightDallasCB1810.0650.281000
E.FisherIndianapolisT1740.24201.182200
J.WillsClevelandT1730.18140.820300
E.ClevelandMinnesotaG1710.0650.291000
J.HudsonClevelandT1720.12100.590200
G.GriffinNew OrleansTE1710.0650.291000
T.LewanTennesseeT1820.11100.561100
D.EdwardsLA RamsOL2130.14150.711200
J.JonesArizonaOL1850.28241.333200
J.PughArizonaOL1820.11100.560200
W.DisslySeattleTE1720.12100.591100
L.TomlinsonSan FranciscoOL2040.20201.002200
Q.MeinerzDenverOL1710.0650.291000
E.SaubertDenverTE1710.0650.291000
P.MekariBaltimoreOL1730.18160.942100
O.HowardTampa BayTE1920.11100.530200
M.FeilerLA ChargersG1720.1290.532000
M.SchofieldLA ChargersT1720.12100.592000
G.SmithSeattleQB1710.0650.291000
J.MatthewsAtlantaT1740.24201.183100
T.MotonCarolinaT1720.12100.592000
L.DickersonPhiladelphiaOL1820.11100.560200
R.TonyanGreen BayTE1810.0650.280100
Y.NijmanGreen BayT1810.0650.280100
P.BrownHoustonTE1740.24171.003100
C.RobinsonJacksonvilleOL1740.24201.183100
G.BollesDenverT1710.0650.290100
A.BrownTampa BayWR1910.0550.261000
S.CharlesWashingtonT1730.18100.592100
B.ParkerLas VegasT1860.33271.503300
M.McGlincheySan FranciscoT2020.10100.501100
T.BiadaszDallasC1860.33291.613300
O.BrownKansas CityT2020.10100.501100
T.KelceKansas CityTE2030.15150.753000
T.SmithKansas CityOL2020.10100.502000
T.WirfsTampa BayT1920.11100.530200
J.WaddleMiamiWR1720.12100.591100
L.EichenbergMiamiT1740.24201.182200
C.ManhertzJacksonvilleTE1730.18150.882100
C.HubbardCarolinaRB1710.0650.291000
O.UdohMinnesotaG1730.18150.880300
T.HillCincinnatiC2110.0550.240100
E.BrownDetroitC1720.1290.532000
M.SkuraN.Y. GiantsC1720.12100.592000
W.HernandezN.Y. GiantsG1740.24201.182200
T.SteeleDallasT1830.17100.561200
G.OlszewskiNew EnglandWR1810.0650.281000
K.FullerSeattleOL1710.0650.290100
S.BrownBuffaloT1920.11100.531100
D.HenryTennesseeRB1810.0650.281000
D.DawkinsBuffaloT1910.0550.260100
J.StantonClevelandFB1710.0650.291000
T.PhillipsBaltimoreG1720.12100.592000
I.PrinceCincinnatiT2130.14150.710300
R.CobbGreen BayWR1810.0600.001000
J.AndrewsAtlantaC1710.0650.290100
R.GriffinN.Y. JetsTE1710.0650.290100
T.KarrasNew EnglandOL1810.0650.281000
I.ThomasCarolinaTE1710.0610.060100
A.BrownTennesseeWR1810.0650.281000
T.HigbeeLA RamsTE2120.10100.482000
D.HopkinsArizonaWR1810.0650.281000
A.GreenArizonaWR1820.11100.562000
J.HastySan FranciscoRB2010.0550.251000
J.DoyleIndianapolisTE1730.18150.881200
T.TrembleCarolinaTE1710.0650.290100
M.HennessyAtlantaOL1720.12100.591100
C.ErvingCarolinaT1720.12100.591100
T.SweeneyBuffaloTE1920.11100.531100
J.LandryClevelandWR1710.0650.291000
R.HigginsClevelandWR1710.0650.291000
C.HeckHoustonT1720.12100.592000
R.SaffoldTennesseeG1820.11100.561100
J.TaylorIndianapolisRB1710.0650.291000
D.MimsN.Y. JetsWR1720.12100.591100
A.Vera-TuckerN.Y. JetsOL1710.0650.291000
C.EdogaN.Y. JetsT1710.0650.291000
J.SmithNew EnglandTE1820.11100.560200
E.McCoyNew OrleansOL1730.18150.883000
R.JonesTampa BayRB1910.0550.260100
G.BradburyMinnesotaC1710.0650.291000
K.ColeN.Y. JetsWR1710.0650.290100
M.MosesN.Y. JetsOL1720.1250.291100
G.Van RotenN.Y. JetsG1710.0650.290100
C.JohnstonCarolinaLB1710.0650.291000
T.ScottCarolinaT1720.12100.591100
J.MeyersNew EnglandWR1810.0650.280100
D.JohnsonClevelandRB1710.0650.290100
G.GlasgowDenverG1710.0650.290100
L.CollinsDallasT1840.22201.113100
K.McDermottJacksonvilleOL1710.0650.291000
M.JonesJacksonvilleWR1720.12100.592000
I.BoettgerBuffaloG1910.0550.260100
J.HurstNew OrleansOL1720.12100.592000
D.BookerN.Y. GiantsRB1710.0650.291000
D.ParhamLA ChargersTE1710.0650.290100
R.NewmanGreen BayOL1820.11100.560200
Da.WilliamsKansas CityRB2010.0550.251000
A.WylieKansas CityG2020.10100.501100
D.GardeckArizonaLB1820.11100.560200
B.AllenLA RamsOL2120.1080.381100
A.FirkserTennesseeTE1830.17150.832100
B.HartTennesseeT1810.0650.280100
R.HavensteinLA RamsOL2110.0550.241000
J.PetersChicagoOL1720.12100.591100
L.BoromChicagoOL1720.12100.591100
B.FergusonMiamiLS1710.0650.291000
K.McGaryAtlantaT1720.12100.590200
M.PittmanIndianapolisWR1710.0650.291000
B.SmithIndianapolisOL1710.0650.291000
D.ArnoldJacksonvilleTE1720.12100.591100
M.GlowinskiIndianapolisG1710.0650.291000
D.SingletaryBuffaloRB1910.0550.260100
C.BeasleyBuffaloWR1910.0550.260100
J.JacksonDetroitG1720.12100.590200
T.DeckerDetroitT1740.24201.181300
R.LovatoPhiladelphiaLS1810.0650.280100
J.JeudyDenverWR1710.0650.291000
J.WilsonSan FranciscoRB2010.0550.251000
P.HesseAtlantaTE1710.0650.291000
C.LindstromAtlantaG1710.0650.291000
C.FordBuffaloOL1910.0550.261000
D.KnoxBuffaloTE1930.16150.792100
M.JordanCarolinaG1710.0650.291000
W.SchweitzerWashingtonG1710.0640.240100
W.TellerClevelandG1710.0650.291000
L.PatrickGreen BayG1810.0650.280100
D.GoedertPhiladelphiaTE1810.0650.281000
L.YoungNew OrleansT1710.0650.290100
J.DriscollPhiladelphiaT1810.0650.281000
G.ChristianHoustonOL1720.12100.590200
S.NortonLA ChargersT1710.0650.291000
J.WilliamsDetroitRB1710.0650.291000
A.JamesLas VegasC1810.0650.280100
L.HumphreyNew OrleansWR1710.0650.291000
B.JordanHoustonTE1710.0650.291000
N.LeverettTampa BayG1910.0550.260100
L.SmithAtlantaTE1710.0650.290100
J.TaylorJacksonvilleOL1730.18150.881200
A.OgundejiAtlantaLB1710.0650.290100
A.WilsonMiamiWR1710.0650.291000
L.CushenberryDenverC1720.12100.592000
S.KelemeteLA ChargersOL1710.0650.290100
B.AiyukSan FranciscoWR2020.10100.502000
C.LucasWashingtonT1710.0650.291000
W.ClappNew OrleansC1710.0650.291000
Z.ErtzArizonaTE1820.11100.561100
D.ByrdChicagoWR1710.0650.291000
S.MustipherChicagoOL1710.0650.291000
J.JacksonLA ChargersRB1710.0650.290100
S.AndersonLA ChargersTE1710.0650.290100
M.Alie-CoxIndianapolisTE1710.0650.290100
Q.NelsonIndianapolisOL1710.0650.290100
L.TaylorHoustonOL1710.0600.001000
D.PinterIndianapolisG1710.0650.290100
P.MahomesKansas CityQB2010.0550.251000
Z.SielerMiamiDT1710.0650.291000
L.ThomasWashingtonTE1710.0650.290100
V.JeffersonLA RamsWR2110.0550.241000
E.TomlinsonBaltimoreTE1710.0650.290100
B.PowersBaltimoreG1710.0650.290100
N.MooreBaltimoreLS1710.0650.290100
R.JacksonBaltimoreCB1710.0650.290100
R.BatemanBaltimoreWR1710.0650.290100
D.BrownSeattleT1740.24171.003100
T.ComptonSan FranciscoOL2020.10100.501100
C.WoernerSan FranciscoTE2010.0550.250100
A.MackSan FranciscoC2010.0550.250100
J.BentleyNew EnglandLB1810.0650.280100
B.ChristensenCarolinaT1710.0650.291000
T.HigginsCincinnatiWR2110.0550.241000
T.LockettSeattleWR1710.0650.290100
C.LenoWashingtonT1710.0650.291000
S.DalyDetroitLS1710.0650.290100
S.ShepardN.Y. GiantsWR1720.12100.591100
T.JenkinsChicagoOL1730.18140.821200
M.OnwenuNew EnglandOL1810.0650.280100
D.KellyGreen BayT1820.11100.561100
B.ClevelandBaltimoreG1710.0650.291000
D.AdamsGreen BayWR1810.0650.280100
B.WrightDetroitTE1720.12100.591100
Z.MartinDallasG1810.0650.280100
M.PeartN.Y. GiantsT1720.1290.532000
T.FlowersCincinnatiCB2110.0550.240100
K.PittsAtlantaTE1720.12100.591100
R.PennySeattleRB1710.0640.240100
D.DelaneyTampa BayCB1910.0550.261000
Z.BaunNew OrleansLB1710.0650.290100
C.DarrisawMinnesotaT1710.0650.290100
H.HandMinnesotaCB1710.0650.290100
D.RadunzTennesseeOL1810.0650.281000
T.WilliamsSan FranciscoT2040.20190.950400
M.DunnClevelandG1710.0650.290100
N.HarrisClevelandC1710.0650.290100
M.PryorIndianapolisT1720.12100.590200
S.ZylstraDetroitTE1710.0650.290100
T.BoyleDetroitQB1710.0650.290100
L.MurrayBaltimoreRB1710.0650.290100
I.WilliamsN.Y. JetsOL1710.0650.291000
G.EverettSeattleTE1710.0640.241000
B.PringleKansas CityWR2010.0550.251000
J.LegluePittsburghT1820.11100.560200
B.MassieDenverT1710.0650.290100
D.KellyN.Y. GiantsOL1710.0610.060100
P.ScalesChicagoLS1710.0650.291000
J.WardArizonaRB1810.0650.280100
F.MoreauLas VegasTE1810.0650.280100
R.ArmsteadJacksonvilleRB1710.0630.180100
L.Duvernay-TardifN.Y. JetsOL1710.0640.241000
L.JohnsonPhiladelphiaT1820.11100.560200
A.VillanuevaBaltimoreT1710.0650.291000
P.EhingerDetroitG1710.0650.290100
A.HooperClevelandTE1710.0650.290100
T.MontgomeryNew OrleansWR1710.0650.290100
J.MillsNew OrleansT1710.0650.290100
B.SnellPittsburghRB1810.0650.280100
L.TreadwellJacksonvilleWR1710.0650.291000
M.JonesNew EnglandQB1810.0640.220100
K.BourneNew EnglandWR1810.0650.280100
A.GibsonWashingtonRB1710.0650.290100
A.OkwuegbunamDenverTE1710.0650.291000
M.StaffordLA RamsQB2110.0550.241000
C.McKivitzSan FranciscoOL2010.0550.250100
N.NiemannLA ChargersLB1710.0650.290100
D.WallerLas VegasTE1810.0640.220100
H.AdenijiCincinnatiG2110.0550.241000
Jak.JohnsonNew EnglandFB1810.0650.280100
R.JensenTampa BayC1910.0550.261000
C.WilliamsDallasG1810.0650.281000
D.Flannigan-FowlesSan FranciscoLB2010.0550.250100
B.BellKansas CityTE2010.0550.251000
B.JonesTennesseeC1810.0650.281000
J.MixonCincinnatiRB2110.0550.240100
D.BrunskillSan FranciscoOL2010.0550.250100
A.LazardGreen BayWR1810.0650.281000
I.McDuffieGreen BayLB1810.0650.281000
K.BlantonLA RamsTE2110.0550.240100
Totals6126600291630229800