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

2013 Stats

Overall Totals By Team - Per Game

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.060.310.000.000.060.251.440.060.190.06
Atlanta160.000.000.060.000.000.251.560.130.060.19
Baltimore160.251.880.000.190.060.060.630.000.000.06
Buffalo160.191.560.190.190.000.130.690.060.060.06
Carolina170.241.760.000.060.180.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago160.191.560.060.060.130.060.630.000.000.06
Cincinnati170.120.880.060.120.000.060.290.000.000.06
Cleveland160.130.810.000.130.000.060.310.060.000.06
Dallas160.251.880.000.190.060.251.560.250.060.19
Denver190.261.580.110.050.210.050.260.050.050.00
Detroit160.060.310.000.000.060.130.940.060.130.00
Green Bay170.121.180.000.060.060.120.760.120.060.06
Houston160.191.440.000.060.130.191.560.000.190.00
Indianapolis180.171.390.000.060.110.110.830.000.000.11
Jacksonville160.191.560.060.000.190.131.250.060.130.00
Kansas City170.000.000.120.000.000.060.290.000.060.00
St. Louis160.442.810.000.250.190.131.060.000.130.00
Miami160.251.560.000.060.190.191.130.000.000.19
Minnesota160.130.500.060.060.060.191.560.000.130.06
New England180.110.610.060.110.000.443.330.060.170.28
New Orleans180.332.720.060.170.170.111.110.060.060.06
N.Y. Giants160.130.630.130.060.060.130.630.060.130.00
N.Y. Jets160.060.630.060.000.060.060.630.060.060.00
Oakland160.060.130.060.000.060.191.250.060.130.06
Philadelphia170.120.880.120.120.000.060.290.000.060.00
Pittsburgh160.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.060.000.00
San Diego180.000.000.000.000.000.170.670.110.060.11
San Francisco190.110.790.000.110.000.211.840.050.160.05
Seattle190.110.890.050.050.050.211.740.000.050.16
Tampa Bay160.130.940.060.060.060.000.000.000.000.00
Tennessee160.000.000.060.000.000.251.560.000.130.13
Washington160.130.560.060.000.130.251.880.130.060.19
Average2670.141.000.050.070.070.141.000.050.070.07
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