Illegal Touch Kick

Definition

The ball, after the free kick, first touches a member of the kicking team prior to traveling 10 yards. This is most often seen on an onside kick where a member of the kicking team prematurely comes in contact with the ball in an attempt to recover it.

Outcome

Receiving team gets the ball as the spot of the foul.

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.41 Illegal Touch Kick penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona162001100000
Atlanta1710010210020
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo161501000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago181500100000
Cincinnati161000100000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas160000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay201500110001
Houston160000010010
Indianapolis171000110010
Jacksonville160000015001
Kansas City171010100000
St. Louis160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota160000000000
New England171501010010
New Orleans170000000000
N.Y. Giants1600000210020
N.Y. Jets190000015001
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia171500100000
Pittsburgh190000000000
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco161501010010
Seattle180000010101
Tampa Bay161500115001
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals26713351581335185
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