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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.06 Leaping penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000000000
Atlanta170000000000
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland1600000111010
Dallas160000000000
Denver180000000000
Detroit170000000000
Green Bay170000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis160000000000
Jacksonville1611100100000
Kansas City160000000000
St. Louis160000000000
San Diego160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota160000000000
New England190000000000
New Orleans180000000000
N.Y. Giants200000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh171500100000
San Francisco180000015010
Seattle160000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals267216002216020
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