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

2014 Stats

Overall Totals By Team - Per Game

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona170.241.470.240.060.180.533.530.120.290.24
Atlanta160.443.440.060.380.060.191.560.250.130.06
Baltimore180.332.830.110.110.220.171.390.110.060.11
Buffalo160.130.940.060.060.060.312.190.190.130.19
Carolina180.332.780.000.220.110.281.940.060.280.00
Chicago160.251.750.250.190.060.563.130.130.250.31
Cincinnati170.241.240.120.000.240.181.180.060.060.12
Cleveland160.311.880.130.190.130.251.310.060.060.19
Dallas180.281.670.060.280.000.391.940.000.170.22
Denver170.413.240.000.240.180.241.760.000.180.06
Detroit170.533.060.120.290.240.413.820.060.000.41
Green Bay180.331.940.110.170.170.221.390.060.060.17
Houston160.251.560.130.190.060.190.940.190.060.13
Indianapolis190.262.110.160.110.160.533.470.370.320.21
Jacksonville160.251.250.130.060.190.503.130.060.310.19
Kansas City160.312.500.310.310.000.251.250.190.130.13
St. Louis160.131.250.000.000.130.191.560.060.130.06
Miami160.130.630.060.000.130.251.560.000.190.06
Minnesota160.382.810.130.250.130.311.880.060.190.13
New England190.321.840.050.110.210.211.260.000.050.16
New Orleans160.382.750.250.060.310.694.690.130.250.44
N.Y. Giants160.311.880.130.250.060.311.880.190.060.25
N.Y. Jets160.060.250.060.060.000.252.190.000.190.06
Oakland160.191.250.130.130.060.191.560.190.130.06
Philadelphia160.503.750.000.130.380.190.940.250.000.19
Pittsburgh170.352.350.410.290.060.241.120.180.240.00
San Diego160.443.130.000.190.250.443.750.130.060.38
San Francisco160.442.500.190.190.250.312.190.190.250.06
Seattle190.321.840.210.160.160.161.320.210.050.11
Tampa Bay160.503.440.060.130.380.251.560.250.130.13
Tennessee160.312.500.190.060.250.130.940.190.000.13
Washington160.381.560.310.380.000.755.310.250.440.31
Average2670.312.110.130.160.150.312.110.130.160.15
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