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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.25 Illegal Touch Kick penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona161500100000
Atlanta190000015010
Baltimore160000015001
Buffalo160000015010
Carolina160000000000
Chicago160000015010
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas1721001100000
Denver160000000000
Detroit171500100000
Green Bay190000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis161001000000
Jacksonville161501000000
Kansas City170000000000
Los Angeles160000000000
Miami170000000000
Minnesota160000015001
New England191500100000
New Orleans160000010010
N.Y. Giants170000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland170000000000
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh190000000000
San Diego160000010001
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle181000100000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000015010
Totals267830035830053
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