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

2017 Stats

Penalties By Week

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

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Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

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