NFL Flag Policies and Rule FAQ’s:

 

  1. The ball must always be a direct hand-off behind the line of scrimmage except for on the snap. The ball must always be thrown above the line of scrimmage.

  2. Interceptions are taken where/when the player is downed.

  3. Division 2 and up – The QB can run when blitzed.

  4. Defensive coaches must be off the field when the ball is snapped.

  5. The commissioner is always a guide for refs and coaches. If a call needs to be questioned, please flag down the commissioner for a review.

  6. 24-hour rule - if there is a problem with parents, coaches, refs, etc please wait 24 hours to discuss the issue.

  7. If blitzed in the no-run zone the QB can still run the ball.

  8. QB CAN NO RUN IF QB IS NOT BLIZTED.

  9. The defense must be 1 yard off the ball.

  10. Division 1 & 2- 7v7

  11. Division 3 - 6v6

  12. Division 4 - 6v6