2-15-2 Diagram

2-15-2 The airborne receiver possesses the pass at the 39 yard line. The defensive contact causes him to be driven backward and the catch is completed well short of the 39. Since the defender caused the change in direction, forward progress is awarded to the farthest advancement after possessing the ball.

2-15-2 Airborne receiver No. 5 possesses the ball beyond the plane of B's goal line. The defensive contact forces No. 5 out of the end zone and the catch is completed in the field of play. No 5 is given forward progress at the point of possession and it is a touchdown.