Illegal Use of Hands

Definition

Illegal use of the hands against a player while attempting to ward off a block, cover a receiver, or tackle a ball carrier. There are several restrictions on how a player may initiate contact, such as hands to the facemask of the other player involved in the blocking.

Outcome

10 yards if committed by offense; 5 yards and automatic first down if committed by defense

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.19 Illegal Use of Hands penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000015010
Atlanta1711000115110
Baltimore1800200210202
Buffalo161521015001
Carolina16215011315130
Chicago18215111210111
Cincinnati1621001100000
Cleveland160010015001
Dallas16215020210120
Denver1600400110001
Detroit1642521300100
Green Bay2015001215111
Houston1621022000100
Indianapolis1700000215020
Jacksonville16220002210102
Kansas City1715010325412
St. Louis1622011100100
Miami1600100110101
Minnesota1600000110110
New England1721512015001
New Orleans17525014110010
N.Y. Giants1600200210011
N.Y. Jets191500115201
Oakland1643012200100
Philadelphia1700200215002
Pittsburgh191501015110
San Diego1615010110110
San Francisco1600100110110
Seattle1800000110010
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee1621020215101
Washington160000015110
Totals2673825025182038250252018
Loading Facebook Comments...