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.

2018 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160010000000
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore170000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago170000015001
Cincinnati160010000100
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas180000010001
Denver160000000000
Detroit161501000000
Green Bay161500100000
Houston172501100000
Indianapolis180000000000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City180000000100
LA Rams180000015001
LA Chargers180000000100
Miami160000000000
Minnesota160000015010
New England180000000000
New Orleans181501000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
N.Y. Giants161501000000
Oakland161510100000
Philadelphia180000000000
Pittsburgh160000015001
San Francisco161500115010
Seattle170000000000
Tampa Bay160000015010
Tennessee160000015010
Washington160000000000
Totals266835344835344
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