Roughing the Kicker

Definition

A defender, having missed an attempt to block a kick, tackles the kicker or otherwise runs into the kicker in a way that might injure the kicker or his vulnerable extended kicking leg. This protection is also extended to the holder of a place kick.

Outcome

15 yards and an automatic first down

2012 Stats

By Player

Games are team games. It does not account for games the specific player in question missed, or was otherwise not on the team.

NameTeamPosGamesCountCount/GameYardsYards/GameHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
A.SendejoMinnesotaSS1710.06150.880100
D.WatsonTampa BayLB1610.06150.940100
J.DunbarSt. LouisOLB1610.06150.940100
E.SmithN.Y. JetsFS1610.06150.940100
A.HaywardTampa BayOLB1610.06150.940100
J.WilsonMiamiDB1610.06150.941000
L.EnglishSan DiegoDE1610.06150.941000
Totals11371052500
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