For statistical purposes, the line of scrimmage (LOS) is deemed to be:
TOTAL offence represents the aggregate of all net gains from scrimmage and includes the following:
NET offence represents the aggregate of RUSHING & PASSING yardage (Total Offence) less the effect of:
Total plays from scrimmage consists of all plays where a team puts the ball into play by a scrimmage, including those nullified by penalty and including convert attempts. Offensive plays from scrimmage includes only rushing, passing and team loss attempts. Definitions: Individual Yards from Scrimmage includes rushing and receiving yardage. Combined Yards equals Yards from Scrimmage plus Total Kick Return Yards.
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