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

2019 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
New OrleansHouston09/09/19C.Gardner-JohnsonDB1400:37008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasMiami09/22/19A.BrownCB3413:5641115NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Totals425.523002
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