panelties in football

Penalties in football occur when a team commits an infraction of the rules. There are a huge number of penalties in the game of football which come with different levels of punishment.

In order to keep up with the rules we’ve written articles breaking down nearly every penalty in football. Click the links below to learn about why these infractions are called and what the outcome is. 

Offensive And Defensive Penalties

Offensive Penalties

Defensive Penalties

Special Teams Penalties