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.
5 yards, automatic first down
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Games are team games. It does not account for games the specific player in question missed, or was otherwise not on the team.