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

2015 Stats

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1162100210
2169455411
31611563800
4155262300
5143151220
614150111
7144201300
8142101100
913150110
10143152121
11143152120
12163150340
13163151210
14164201310
1516000040
16162101110
17163150330
1842102020
194000010
202151000
Totals266623122339273

Penalties By Week - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.130.6300.130.060
2160.562.810.310.250.060.06
3160.693.50.190.500
4150.331.730.130.200
5140.211.070.070.140.140
6140.070.3600.070.070.07
7140.291.430.070.2100
8140.140.710.070.0700
9130.080.3800.080.080
10140.211.070.140.070.140.07
11140.211.070.140.070.140
12160.190.9400.190.250
13160.190.940.060.130.060
14160.251.250.060.190.060
151600000.250
16160.130.630.060.060.060
17160.190.9400.190.190
1840.52.50.500.50
19400000.250
2020.52.50.5000
Totals2664.8724.462.32.552.310.2
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