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.
15 yard penalty and automatic first down
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Leaping penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.