Illegal Contact

Definition

Making significant contact with a receiver after the receiver has advanced five yards beyond the line of scrimmage. Exceptions: The illegal contact is called only if the quarterback is still in pocket and the ball is still in his hands.

Outcome

5 yards, automatic first down

2009 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Contact penalties commited by position during the 2009 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back794013247314
Linebacker10504692
Unknown/Unset2101100
Defensive Line151000
Totals924663854406
Loading Facebook Comments...