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.

2016 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
DallasWashington09/18/16B.ChurchSS2305:41005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaBuffalo09/25/16J.BethelCB3213:254105NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisSan Diego09/25/16J.DoyleTE3400:074110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitChicago10/02/16D.CareySS4401:52005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleNew Orleans10/30/16S.TerrellFS8108:56470NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasBaltimore11/20/16B.JonesCB11100:204115NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Totals2.52.676.520004
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