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

2016 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
AtlantaNew Orleans09/26/16J.HardyWR3213:064715NoNoNoSpecial Teams
LA RamsBuffalo10/09/16J.ForrestILB5306:374615NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayCarolina10/10/16H.JonesDE5307:014215NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiCleveland10/23/16D.SmithFS7301:3841115NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/23/16H.SmithFS7208:48001NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DenverSan Diego10/30/16J.SimmonsFS8210:214815NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghBaltimore11/06/16S.ThomasSS9207:5241115NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitMinnesota11/06/16J.BademosiDB9400:230015NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayIndianapolis11/06/16T.MontgomeryWR9414:394140NoYesYesSpecial Teams
Green BayTennessee11/13/16J.ThomasLB10401:184120NoYesNoSpecial Teams
New OrleansCarolina11/17/16K.VaccaroSS11109:304126NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloOakland12/04/16C.WhiteCB13402:274115NoNoNoSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleMinnesota12/11/16A.EllisTE14409:2641515NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasDetroit12/26/16A.BrownCB16105:230015NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Totals2.793.147.08157026
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