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

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1166484210
2165301430
3162151130
4155402310
514000020
6157493410
7152150220
8136423310
9133252100
10143242111
11156405120
12146382400
13166383310
14166503310
15162150210
16167423411
1716161010
1841101000
194151010
Totals264755323738232

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.3830.250.130.060
2160.311.880.060.250.190
3160.130.940.060.060.190
4150.332.670.130.20.070
51400000.140
6150.473.270.20.270.070
7150.13100.130.130
8130.463.230.230.230.080
9130.231.920.150.0800
10140.211.710.140.070.070.07
11150.42.670.330.070.130
12140.432.710.140.2900
13160.382.380.190.190.060
14160.383.130.190.190.060
15160.130.9400.130.060
16160.442.630.190.250.060.06
17160.060.380.0600.060
1840.252.50.25000
1940.251.250.2500.250
Totals2645.3738.212.822.541.680.13
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