Leaping

Definition

A defender running forward and leaping in an attempt to block a field goal or a point-after try lands on other players on either team. Exceptions: The penalty is not called if the defender was within one yard of the line of scrimmage at the time of the snap.

Outcome

15 yard penalty and automatic first down

2011 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
JacksonvilleCleveland11/20/11M.LockleyLB11308:074911NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PittsburghSan Francisco12/19/11L.TimmonsILB15409:19435NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Totals3.54616000
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