Illegal Bat

Definition

Advancing a live ball by intentionally batting the ball up the field. For example, an offensive lineman sees that a pileup on a fumbled ball is imminent and instead of recovering the fumble he swats or kicks the ball up the field in an attempt to get it to another teammate, or save yards.

Outcome

10 yards

2019 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Bat penalties commited by position during the 2019 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Special Teams101000
Quarterback101000
Totals202000
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