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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

2021 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.56 Neutral Zone Infraction penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona17210020630051
Atlanta1715010420004
Baltimore171500115010
Buffalo18315012314030
Carolina17521032314021
Chicago17314012420022
Cincinnati1831500300000
Cleveland1742004000000
Dallas18105007315001
Denver1715001735043
Detroit17315021630024
Green Bay17312003420013
Houston1731401200000
Indianapolis17315030420022
Jacksonville1715010429022
Kansas City18314012525014
Las Vegas18735043943045
LA Rams17315012210011
LA Chargers17525032630033
Miami17314012210002
Minnesota1741802215001
New England18315021314003
New Orleans1729011312021
N.Y. Giants17210002630033
N.Y. Jets17428040210020
Philadelphia18734043525032
Pittsburgh18210020315012
San Francisco18315021418013
Seattle1752501400000
Tampa Bay1884002626011
Tennessee17210011839035
Washington17526032630051
Totals2771145640605411456405460