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An illegal forward pass happens when the QB crosses the line of scrimmage and then passes the ball forward or when a forward pass has been thrown and the player holding the ball passes forward
Yes you can throw as many passes as you want as long as you or the ball has not crossed the line of scrimmage, but once you or the ball has crossed that line, you may not forward lateral the ball to another player, the pass must be a backward lateral.
Turnover on downs and other teams ball where it was touched.
In football negative yards are yards lost which happens if the ball carrier is tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
When the ball carrier is tackled and does not pass ball to teammate or the ball is out of bounds, the play is called a scrum, and the yard line where the last play was downed is called the line of scrimmage. -----In American football, draw a line from sideline to sideline where the ball is put into play on each down and that is the line of scrimmage.
If a field goal attempt is deflected by an opposing player, that deflection is considered a Blocked attempt.
still at the line of scrimmage anywhere you are on the field.
All passes, runs, and kicks are calculated from the line of scrimmage. It is the one arbitrary line that can be used as a universal point of reference without subjective decisions, and thus can be universally applied. The exception is the field goal; it is calculated from the location of the ball when kicked, except that if there is a penalty, it is still calculated from the line of scrimmage.
the line of scrimmage
it is not legal to drop kick beyond the line of scrimmage. all you can do beyond the line of scrimmage is pitch the ball backwards.
In the NFL, the ball is spotted when wherever the pass interference penalty occurred and is an automatic first down. In NCAA football, the ball is spotted wherever the penalty occurred up to 15 yards and is an automatic first down.