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.

2013 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000015010
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore160000025020
Buffalo160000015001
Carolina170000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland161000100000
Dallas160000010001
Denver190000010001
Detroit161000100000
Green Bay170000020011
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis182501100000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City171001000000
St. Louis160000000000
Miami161501010001
Minnesota161001010010
New England181000100000
New Orleans180000000000
N.Y. Giants161001015010
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia170000000000
Pittsburgh161500100000
San Diego181000115001
San Francisco190000000000
Seattle191500100000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee161501010010
Washington160000000000
Totals26713250671325076
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