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.

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.13 Illegal Touch Kick penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000010010
Atlanta180000000000
Baltimore161000100000
Buffalo170000000000
Carolina170000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas160000015001
Denver160000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay160000000000
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis160000000000
Jacksonville190000025111
Kansas City170000000000
LA Rams170000000000
LA Chargers160010000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota180000000000
New England190000000000
New Orleans180000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia190000000000
Pittsburgh171501000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle160000000000
Tampa Bay161000100000
Tennessee180000000000
Washington161501000000
Totals267410122410122
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