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Neutral Zone Infraction

Definition

Before the snap, a defensive player (most often a lineman) jumps into the neutral zone and "startles" an offensive player, causing him to false start.

Outcome

5 yards

2020 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 5.13 Neutral Zone Infraction penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16210020730052
Atlanta16315012210002
Baltimore1815001735025
Buffalo18941054630042
Carolina16420031733025
Chicago177340161570087
Cincinnati164200221049046
Cleveland18524023629033
Dallas1673501615010
Denver16314021420031
Detroit1663003315001
Green Bay17525041420004
Houston1683905300000
Indianapolis17735025310012
Jacksonville16729052210011
Kansas City17210011735043
Las Vegas16629033419031
LA Rams18290021359085
LA Chargers1652504115001
Miami16525032315003
Minnesota16315030420022
New England16627033210002
New Orleans185210231156074
N.Y. Giants1615001420022
N.Y. Jets16521014420022
Philadelphia161050046941045
Pittsburgh17525041525023
San Francisco16315030419022
Seattle1763004200000
Tampa Bay181467095210002
Tennessee17150011049046
Washington17735052631033
Totals2661647900877716479007787