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 - Per Game

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.000.000.000.000.000.060.310.000.060.00
Atlanta170.060.590.000.000.060.060.290.060.060.00
Baltimore180.000.000.110.000.000.110.560.110.000.11
Buffalo160.060.310.130.060.000.060.310.000.000.06
Carolina160.130.940.000.060.060.190.940.060.190.00
Chicago180.110.830.060.060.060.110.560.060.060.06
Cincinnati160.130.630.000.060.060.000.000.000.000.00
Cleveland160.000.000.060.000.000.060.310.000.000.06
Dallas160.130.940.000.130.000.130.630.060.130.00
Denver160.000.000.250.000.000.060.630.000.000.06
Detroit160.251.560.130.060.190.000.000.060.000.00
Green Bay200.050.250.000.000.050.100.750.050.050.05
Houston160.130.630.130.130.000.000.000.060.000.00
Indianapolis170.000.000.000.000.000.120.880.000.120.00
Jacksonville160.131.250.000.000.130.130.630.060.000.13
Kansas City170.060.290.000.060.000.181.470.240.060.12
St. Louis160.131.250.060.060.060.000.000.060.000.00
Miami160.000.000.060.000.000.060.630.060.000.06
Minnesota160.000.000.000.000.000.060.630.060.060.00
New England170.120.880.060.120.000.060.290.000.000.06
New Orleans170.291.470.000.060.240.060.590.000.060.00
N.Y. Giants160.000.000.130.000.000.130.630.000.060.06
N.Y. Jets190.050.260.000.000.050.050.260.110.000.05
Oakland160.251.880.060.130.130.000.000.060.000.00
Philadelphia170.000.000.120.000.000.120.880.000.000.12
Pittsburgh190.050.260.000.050.000.050.260.050.050.00
San Diego160.060.310.000.060.000.060.630.060.060.00
San Francisco160.000.000.060.000.000.060.630.060.060.00
Seattle180.000.000.000.000.000.060.560.000.060.00
Tampa Bay160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Tennessee160.130.630.130.000.130.060.310.060.000.06
Washington160.000.000.000.000.000.060.310.060.060.00
Average2670.070.470.050.030.040.070.470.050.030.04
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