2

Assuming an NFL receiver catches a ball and maintains possession, if he hops twice on the same foot before going out of bounds, does it count as a catch? Does the rule book specifically say it needs to be two distinct feet?

2

The NFL rule (8.1.3b) is written as "touches the ground inbounds with both feet or with any part of his body other than his hands;"

So you need both feet to touch inbounds, or one foot and and a knee, etc.

See NFL rulebook online.

  • 2
    actually, the foot is not required if a knee touches. Thus the John Madden book, One Knee Equals Two Feet – Jason P Sallinger Sep 14 '18 at 19:35

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.