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

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116150120
2161100101
3163200301
4142151101
5144202202
614150100
7143153020
813000020
9135253220
10141100100
11162102021
12162101112
13161100100
14161101010
15165453200
1616150130
17164302220
202150100
Totals258382501820178

Penalties By Week - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.060.3100.060.130
2160.060.6300.0600.06
3160.191.2500.1900.06
4140.141.070.070.0700.07
5140.291.430.140.1400.14
6140.070.3600.0700
7140.211.070.2100.140
81300000.150
9130.381.920.230.150.150
10140.070.7100.0700
11160.130.630.1300.130.06
12160.130.630.060.060.060.13
13160.060.6300.0600
14160.060.630.0600.060
15160.312.810.190.1300
16160.060.3100.060.190
17160.251.880.130.130.130
2020.52.500.500
Totals2582.9718.771.221.751.140.52
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