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

2012 Stats

Teams

There was an average of 2.13 Illegal Contact penalties per team league wide.
Overall TotalPer Game
NameGamesAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary YardsDismissedHomeAwayAgainstYards LostBeneficiaryBeneficiary Yards
Arizona16210001110.130.6300
Atlanta18153151100.060.280.170.83
Baltimore204204300310.210.21.5
Buffalo16420151220.251.250.060.31
Carolina1600210100000.130.63
Chicago163152100210.190.940.130.63
Cincinnati1715001100.060.2900
Cleveland166302100150.381.880.130.63
Dallas162104201110.130.630.251.25
Denver17154200100.060.290.241.18
Detroit1600210000000.130.63
Green Bay18315281120.170.830.110.44
Houston18525150140.281.390.060.28
Indianapolis174206300130.241.180.351.76
Jacksonville162104200020.130.630.251.25
Kansas City16152100100.060.310.130.63
Miami163155250300.190.940.311.56
Minnesota17210000020.120.5900
New England18153153100.060.280.170.83
New Orleans16210002020.130.6300
N.Y. Jets163153150210.190.940.190.94
N.Y. Giants163154201120.190.940.251.25
Oakland16152100100.060.310.130.63
Philadelphia16535151410.312.190.060.31
Pittsburgh1600001000000
San Diego16315000120.190.9400
San Francisco19210151110.110.530.050.26
Seattle18152101010.060.280.110.56
St. Louis1613000100.060.1900
Tampa Bay16152100010.060.310.130.63
Tennessee1600420000000.251.25
Washington17152100100.060.290.120.59
Totals53468348683481733354.120.94.120.8

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
A.CromartieN.Y. Jets210202
A.DennardNew England10101
A.HawkGreen Bay1501-1
A.JeffersonMinnesota1501-1
A.TalibNew England10101
A.WilliamsBuffalo1501-1
B.BrownerSeattle1501-1
B.CarrDallas25110
B.CarterDallas1501-1
B.CushingHouston1501-1
B.HarrisHouston1501-1
B.JamesHouston1501-1
B.McCainHouston1501-1
B.ScottN.Y. Jets1501-1
B.ScottBuffalo10101
B.SkrineCleveland21002-2
C.BaileyDenver15101
C.BrownPittsburgh10101
C.BrownBaltimore15101
C.CulliverSan Francisco1501-1
C.DahlSt. Louis13101
C.GreenwayMinnesota1501-1
C.MunnerlynCarolina1001-1
C.VaughnIndianapolis210110
C.WebsterN.Y. Giants1501-1
C.WilliamsBaltimore15101
D.ButlerSan Diego1501-1
D.CoxJacksonville1501-1
D.FranksAtlanta15101
D.HouseGreen Bay1001-1
D.RobinsonAtlanta10101
D.RodgersPhiladelphia210202
D.RyansPhiladelphia1501-1
D.WashingtonArizona15101
G.TolerArizona1501-1
J.GordyIndianapolis1501-1
J.HosleyN.Y. Giants2502-2
J.LaneSeattle10101
J.MayoNew England15101
J.McClainBaltimore1501-1
J.PowersIndianapolis1501-1
K.PhillipsN.Y. Giants15101
K.SheppardBuffalo15101
L.JohnsonTampa Bay1501-1
L.WebbBaltimore15101
M.JenkinsNew Orleans1001-1
M.WrightChicago1501-1
N.AllenPhiladelphia10101
N.AsomughaPhiladelphia220202
N.CarrollMiami15101
N.RoachChicago15101
P.ChungNew England1001-1
P.RobinsonNew Orleans10101
Q.JammerSan Diego210110
R.BrooksBuffalo15101
R.DoughtyWashington15101
R.HarperNew Orleans21002-2
R.MarshallMiami15101
R.MathisJacksonville1501-1
R.MaualugaCincinnati25202
S.BrownCleveland42013-2
S.GilmoreBuffalo1501-1
S.RouttKansas City15101
S.ShieldsGreen Bay1501-1
S.SmithMiami15101
T.BranchOakland15101
T.BrownSan Francisco25110
T.DobbinsHouston15101
T.JenningsChicago15101
T.WilliamsGreen Bay15101
W.GayArizona10101
Totals8534843421

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1161510000.060.310.06000
21664042000.382.50.250.1300
31694554000.562.810.310.2500
41563033100.420.20.20.070
5141510110.070.360.0700.070.07
6141510100.070.360.0700.070
71352323100.381.770.150.230.080
81442022110.291.430.140.140.070.07
91452514200.361.790.070.290.140
101431512000.211.070.070.1400
111463024100.432.140.140.290.070
12161501200.060.3100.060.130
131642013100.251.250.060.190.060
141642031100.251.250.190.060.060
151652532000.311.560.190.1300
171642022300.251.250.130.130.190
18421011000.52.50.250.2500
2021501000.52.500.500
Totals2466834833351525.327.22.4310.1

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
ChicagoIndianapolis09/09/2012N.Roach1308:3938NoNo5NoNo
ChicagoGreen Bay09/13/2012M.Wright2200:31110NoNo5YesNo
PhiladelphiaBaltimore09/16/2012D.Rodgers2414:21214NoNo5NoNo
PhiladelphiaBaltimore09/16/2012N.Asomugha2412:40318NoNo15NoNo
PhiladelphiaBaltimore09/16/2012N.Asomugha2401:31110NoNo5NoNo
HoustonJacksonville09/16/2012B.Cushing2215:00110NoNo5YesNo
AtlantaDenver09/17/2012D.Franks2204:07110NoNo5NoNo
N.Y. GiantsCarolina09/20/2012C.Webster3408:0432NoNo5YesNo
MiamiN.Y. Jets09/23/2012S.Smith3108:31210NoNo5NoNo
MiamiN.Y. Jets09/23/2012R.Marshall3101:29110NoNo5NoNo
N.Y. JetsMiami09/23/2012B.Scott3213:1333NoNo5YesNo
BuffaloCleveland09/23/2012A.Williams3205:0134NoNo5YesNo
DenverHouston09/23/2012C.Bailey3411:5637NoNo5NoNo
HoustonDenver09/23/2012B.McCain3405:04416NoNo5YesNo
BaltimoreNew England09/23/2012C.Williams3200:35110NoNo5NoNo
BaltimoreNew England09/23/2012L.Webb3402:2839NoNo5NoNo
ClevelandBaltimore09/27/2012S.Brown4112:29110NoNo5YesNo
San DiegoKansas City09/30/2012Q.Jammer4201:10110NoNo5YesNo
San DiegoKansas City09/30/2012D.Butler4311:04315NoNo5YesNo
N.Y. JetsSan Francisco09/30/2012A.Cromartie4201:05110NoNo5NoNo
ArizonaMiami09/30/2012W.Gay4204:01110YesNo0NoYes
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants09/30/2012D.Rodgers4105:0332NoNo5NoNo
DallasChicago10/01/2012B.Carr4206:41115NoNo5NoNo
WashingtonAtlanta10/07/2012R.Doughty5412:24110NoNo5NoNo
PhiladelphiaPittsburgh10/07/2012N.Allen5201:15110NoYes0NoYes
CincinnatiMiami10/07/2012R.Maualuga5310:3934YesNo0NoYes
N.Y. JetsIndianapolis10/14/2012A.Cromartie6312:1626NoNo5NoNo
New EnglandSeattle10/14/2012P.Chung6110:53110YesNo0YesYes
New OrleansTampa Bay10/21/2012R.Harper7407:00325NoNo5YesNo
New OrleansTampa Bay10/21/2012R.Harper7406:45210NoNo5YesNo
St. LouisGreen Bay10/21/2012C.Dahl7105:5716NoNo3NoNo
ClevelandIndianapolis10/21/2012S.Brown7213:2225NoNo5YesNo
BuffaloTennessee10/21/2012K.Sheppard7112:58110NoNo5NoNo
New EnglandN.Y. Jets10/21/2012A.Dennard7409:5137YesNo0NoYes
IndianapolisTennessee10/28/2012J.Powers8203:52110NoNo5YesNo
ChicagoCarolina10/28/2012T.Jennings8210:0839NoNo5NoNo
Kansas CityOakland10/28/2012S.Routt8101:3937NoNo5NoNo
N.Y. GiantsDallas10/28/2012J.Hosley8109:50310YesNo0YesYes
N.Y. GiantsDallas10/28/2012J.Hosley8403:22110NoNo5YesNo
New OrleansDenver10/28/2012M.Jenkins8113:3734NoYes0YesYes
BaltimoreCleveland11/04/2012J.McClain9212:34110NoNo5YesNo
IndianapolisMiami11/04/2012C.Vaughn9214:02213NoNo5NoNo
MinnesotaSeattle11/04/2012A.Jefferson9211:46110NoNo5YesNo
MinnesotaSeattle11/04/2012C.Greenway9201:05110NoNo5YesNo
DallasAtlanta11/04/2012B.Carter9110:0429NoNo5YesNo
AtlantaDallas11/04/2012D.Robinson9212:2428YesNo0NoYes
DallasAtlanta11/04/2012B.Carr9200:1722YesNo0YesYes
IndianapolisJacksonville11/08/2012J.Gordy10201:48110NoNo5YesNo
IndianapolisJacksonville11/08/2012C.Vaughn10200:4922NoNo5YesNo
CincinnatiN.Y. Giants11/11/2012R.Maualuga10411:4524NoNo5NoNo
MiamiBuffalo11/15/2012N.Carroll11204:48110NoNo5NoNo
BuffaloMiami11/15/2012S.Gilmore11302:42310NoNo5YesNo
ClevelandDallas11/18/2012S.Brown11102:49210NoNo5YesNo
ClevelandDallas11/18/2012B.Skrine11202:4324NoNo5YesNo
ClevelandDallas11/18/2012B.Skrine11202:35110NoNo5YesNo
New EnglandIndianapolis11/18/2012J.Mayo11201:47110NoNo5NoNo
New EnglandIndianapolis11/18/2012A.Talib11412:38110YesNo0NoYes
San FranciscoNew Orleans11/25/2012T.Brown12210:0423YesNo0YesYes
Green BayN.Y. Giants11/25/2012A.Hawk12106:05110NoNo5YesNo
Green BayN.Y. Giants11/25/2012D.House12305:31110YesNo0YesYes
ArizonaN.Y. Jets12/02/2012G.Toler13405:0233NoNo5YesNo
BuffaloJacksonville12/02/2012B.Scott13104:49120YesNo0NoYes
BuffaloJacksonville12/02/2012R.Brooks13308:45110NoNo5NoNo
HoustonTennessee12/02/2012B.Harris13203:1836NoNo5YesNo
Tampa BayDenver12/02/2012L.Johnson13112:07110NoNo5YesNo
OaklandDenver12/06/2012T.Branch14409:2236NoNo5NoNo
PittsburghSan Diego12/09/2012C.Brown14203:4831YesNo0NoYes
San FranciscoMiami12/09/2012T.Brown14413:24110NoNo5NoNo
Green BayDetroit12/09/2012T.Williams14401:1322NoNo5NoNo
HoustonNew England12/10/2012B.James14302:5128NoNo5YesNo
Green BayChicago12/16/2012S.Shields15302:42110NoNo5YesNo
ClevelandWashington12/16/2012S.Brown15304:0133NoNo5NoNo
JacksonvilleMiami12/16/2012R.Mathis15302:5227NoNo5YesNo
HoustonIndianapolis12/16/2012T.Dobbins15303:30210NoNo5NoNo
ArizonaDetroit12/16/2012D.Washington15100:56110NoNo5NoNo
JacksonvilleTennessee12/30/2012D.Cox17214:46110NoNo5YesNo
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants12/30/2012D.Ryans17211:2729NoNo5YesNo
N.Y. GiantsPhiladelphia12/30/2012K.Phillips17203:3426NoNo5NoNo
CarolinaNew Orleans12/30/2012C.Munnerlyn17114:04110YesNo0YesYes
New OrleansCarolina12/30/2012P.Robinson17100:46311YesNo0NoYes
San DiegoOakland12/30/2012Q.Jammer17104:11110NoNo5NoNo
SeattleSt. Louis12/30/2012J.Lane17300:1629YesNo0NoYes
BaltimoreIndianapolis01/06/2013C.Brown18108:41210NoNo5NoNo
SeattleWashington01/06/2013B.Browner18211:59110NoNo5YesNo
San FranciscoAtlanta01/20/2013C.Culliver20201:08110NoNo5YesNo
Totals1.848.85152348420