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

2015 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
PittsburghNew England09/10/15K.BeachumT1401:1711010NoNoYesOffense
JacksonvilleCarolina09/13/15B.LinderG1107:09360YesNoNoOffense
WashingtonMiami09/13/15C.CulliverDB1200:583110YesNoNoDefense
BuffaloIndianapolis09/13/15R.DarbyCB1305:111100YesNoNoDefense
Kansas CityHouston09/13/15J.ReidT1207:332110YesNoYesOffense
San DiegoDetroit09/13/15D.ButlerILB1410:241105NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsDallas09/13/15R.Ayers Jr.DE1105:57355NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaSan Francisco09/14/15E.GriffenDE1306:042105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityDenver09/17/15D.SorensenDB2206:27005NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityDenver09/17/15D.StephensonT2412:472100NoYesNoOffense
HoustonCarolina09/20/15J.AdamsT2204:50390YesNoYesOffense
BuffaloNew England09/20/15J.MillerG2209:18330YesNoNoOffense
BuffaloNew England09/20/15S.HendersonT2407:4411010NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeCleveland09/20/15Unnamed2115:0011010NoNoYesOffense
TennesseeCleveland09/20/15T.LewanT2113:563190YesNoYesOffense
TennesseeCleveland09/20/15Z.BrownILB2107:301255NoNoYesDefense
ClevelandTennessee09/20/15D.BryantDE2407:543135NoNoNoDefense
AtlantaN.Y. Giants09/20/15K.BiermannOLB2311:00340YesNoYesDefense
WashingtonSt. Louis09/20/15B.BreelandCB2305:191105NoNoNoDefense
St. LouisWashington09/20/15J.CookTE2305:1311015NoNoYesOffense
MinnesotaDetroit09/20/15E.GriffenDE2405:153115NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansTampa Bay09/20/15Unnamed2109:23350YesNoNoDefense
New OrleansTampa Bay09/20/15T.LelitoC2401:2411010NoNoNoOffense
MiamiJacksonville09/20/15T.FedeDE2105:161100YesNoYesDefense
JacksonvilleMiami09/20/15J.ParnellT2302:493410NoNoNoOffense
MiamiJacksonville09/20/15W.AikensCB2405:38325NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaDallas09/20/15D.RyansILB2201:312155NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaDallas09/20/15J.PetersT2404:131100NoYesNoOffense
DallasPhiladelphia09/20/15M.ClaiborneCB2404:131100NoYesYesDefense
Green BaySeattle09/20/15J.SittonG2113:1111010NoNoNoOffense
Green BaySeattle09/20/15J.JanisWR2100:51445NoNoNoSpecial Teams
IndianapolisN.Y. Jets09/21/15E.WaldenOLB2114:341100YesNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsWashington09/24/15J.HosleyCB3412:03420YesNoNoDefense
CarolinaNew Orleans09/27/15K.EalyDE3305:261105NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsPhiladelphia09/27/15Q.CoplesOLB3401:143165NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghSt. Louis09/27/15K.BeachumT3208:1511010NoNoYesOffense
BaltimoreCincinnati09/27/15R.MelvinCB3109:451105NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeIndianapolis09/27/15B.SchwenkeC3313:3311010NoNoNoOffense
San FranciscoArizona09/27/15K.AckerCB3100:55284NoNoYesDefense
MiamiBuffalo09/27/15D.ShelbyDE3300:41325NoNoNoDefense
Green BayKansas City09/28/15T.MontgomeryWR3202:4021010NoNoNoOffense
BaltimorePittsburgh10/01/15L.WebbCB4202:00265NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoOakland10/04/15T.PorterDB4312:41335NoNoNoDefense
HoustonAtlanta10/04/15J.ClowneyOLB4105:312125NoNoYesDefense
HoustonAtlanta10/04/15E.PleasantDB4215:001155NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia10/04/15B.BreelandCB4406:154510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayCarolina10/04/15J.SmithDE4105:46355NoNoNoDefense
San DiegoCleveland10/04/15S.WilliamsCB4200:31215NoNoNoDefense
St. LouisArizona10/04/15Unnamed4305:171105NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansDallas10/04/15K.LewisCB4100:35295NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansDallas10/04/15D.BreauxDB4310:303105NoNoNoDefense
DallasNew Orleans10/04/15M.ClaiborneCB4410:07410YesNoYesDefense
DetroitSeattle10/05/15Unnamed4301:43377NoNoYesOffense
SeattleDetroit10/05/15B.IrvinOLB4413:271105NoNoNoDefense
ChicagoKansas City10/11/15C.LenoT5303:40350YesNoYesOffense
JacksonvilleTampa Bay10/11/15A.CannG5109:02340YesNoYesOffense
Tampa BayJacksonville10/11/15T.JenningsDB5311:26380YesNoNoDefense
BaltimoreCleveland10/11/15J.BabinOLB5301:22395NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeBuffalo10/11/15T.LewanT5200:30219NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeBuffalo10/11/15T.LewanT5414:17280YesNoNoOffense
Green BaySt. Louis10/11/15R.RodgersTE5411:504910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitArizona10/11/15C.FullerWR5106:1741110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ArizonaDetroit10/11/15P.PetersonCB5106:091105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandDallas10/11/15T.BrownCB5104:57330NoYesYesDefense
DallasNew England10/11/15R.LearyG5104:57330NoYesNoOffense
DallasNew England10/11/15G.HardyDE5101:461105NoNoNoDefense
DallasNew England10/11/15M.ClaiborneCB5205:571105NoNoNoDefense
DallasNew England10/11/15R.McClainMLB5310:20235NoNoNoDefense
OaklandDenver10/11/15K.MackDE5303:441105NoNoNoDefense
AtlantaNew Orleans10/15/15W.MooreSS6408:22231NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsWashington10/18/15S.RichardsonDE6409:56395NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaPittsburgh10/18/15M.LeachLS6306:2042610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloCincinnati10/18/15J.HughesDE6105:261105NoNoNoDefense
Green BaySan Diego10/18/15D.JonesDE6400:391100YesNoNoDefense
New EnglandIndianapolis10/18/15S.VollmerT6200:333710NoNoYesOffense
JacksonvilleBuffalo10/25/15A.BranchDE7301:281105NoNoNoDefense
HoustonMiami10/25/15C.ClarkT7105:273130YesNoYesOffense
New EnglandN.Y. Jets10/25/15J.ColemanCB7108:462105NoNoNoDefense
New EnglandN.Y. Jets10/25/15M.ButlerCB7306:05270NoYesNoDefense
Kansas CityPittsburgh10/25/15D.FordLB7208:221105NoNoNoDefense
IndianapolisNew Orleans10/25/15D.McDonaldDB7406:534155NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeAtlanta10/25/15A.BlacksonDE7204:401105NoNoNoDefense
San DiegoOakland10/25/15B.FlowersCB7110:032225NoNoNoDefense
DallasN.Y. Giants10/25/15R.McClainMLB7201:41336NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityDetroit11/01/15H.AbdullahFS8111:20275NoNoNoDefense
DetroitKansas City11/01/15N.LawsonCB8305:58265NoNoYesDefense
San FranciscoSt. Louis11/01/15E.HaroldOLB8201:19265NoNoYesDefense
ArizonaCleveland11/01/15T.MathieuFS8311:412105NoNoYesDefense
OaklandN.Y. Jets11/01/15R.HudsonC8414:1121010NoNoNoOffense
OaklandN.Y. Jets11/01/15T.CarrieCB8406:30310YesNoNoDefense
DenverGreen Bay11/01/15R.HarrisT8114:252100NoYesNoOffense
DenverGreen Bay11/01/15M.GarciaC8200:5822010NoNoNoOffense
BuffaloMiami11/08/15R.IncognitoC9304:331100NoYesNoOffense
BuffaloMiami11/08/15N.BradhamOLB9302:211105NoNoNoDefense
OaklandPittsburgh11/08/15D.AmersonCB9306:581105NoNoYesDefense
AtlantaSan Francisco11/08/15K.IshmaelSS9414:062100YesNoYesDefense
DenverIndianapolis11/08/15K.WebsterCB9107:32255NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaDallas11/08/15M.KendricksILB9215:001105NoNoYesDefense
MiamiPhiladelphia11/15/15N.SuhDT10414:102105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaOakland11/15/15C.MunnerlynCB10205:59380YesNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsNew England11/15/15E.FlowersT10312:3811010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsNew England11/15/15Unnamed10407:071115NoNoNoDefense
DenverKansas City11/15/15K.WebsterCB10200:562100NoYesNoDefense
Kansas CityDenver11/15/15M.PetersCB10302:08365NoNoYesDefense
CincinnatiHouston11/16/15D.KirkpatrickCB10307:59385NoNoNoDefense
IndianapolisAtlanta11/22/15V.DavisCB11310:27353NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayPhiladelphia11/22/15J.HawleyC11307:3721010NoNoYesOffense
CarolinaWashington11/22/15J.NormanCB11108:362120YesNoNoDefense
CincinnatiArizona11/22/15V.BurfictOLB11214:011105NoNoYesDefense
ArizonaCincinnati11/22/15J.BethelCB11404:25330YesNoNoDefense
ArizonaCincinnati11/22/15J.PowersCB11402:042105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CitySan Diego11/22/15D.PoeNT11109:49295NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CitySan Diego11/22/15T.KelceTE11102:090010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitPhiladelphia11/26/15L.TomlinsonG12309:4911010NoNoNoOffense
MinnesotaAtlanta11/29/15Tom.JohnsonDT12209:431105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaAtlanta11/29/15Tom.JohnsonDT12309:012155NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayIndianapolis11/29/15H.JonesDE12411:301105NoNoYesDefense
San FranciscoArizona11/29/15T.BrockCB12311:38242NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoArizona11/29/15C.CarradineOLB12414:08385NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghSeattle11/29/15M.GilbertT12302:1011010NoNoYesOffense
New EnglandDenver11/29/15S.VollmerT12412:3411010NoNoYesOffense
BaltimoreCleveland11/30/15B.WilliamsNT12207:011105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsN.Y. Jets12/06/15T.McBrideCB13200:16245NoNoNoDefense
HoustonBuffalo12/06/15D.BrownT13114:5411010NoNoYesOffense
MiamiBaltimore12/06/15B.TurnerG13109:13360YesNoNoOffense
CarolinaNew Orleans12/06/15K.EalyDE13409:251105NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayAtlanta12/06/15A.SpenceDT13213:061105NoNoNoDefense
OaklandKansas City12/06/15N.ThorpeDB13110:250010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaNew England12/06/15J.PetersT13112:253140YesNoYesOffense
DallasWashington12/07/15B.JonesCB13301:38230YesNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaBuffalo12/13/15J.PetersT14205:2111010NoNoNoOffense
BuffaloPhiladelphia12/13/15J.MillerG14201:5621010NoNoYesOffense
HoustonNew England12/13/15E.PleasantDB14107:28320YesNoNoDefense
CarolinaAtlanta12/13/15M.RemmersT14306:232140YesNoNoOffense
Tampa BayNew Orleans12/13/15H.JonesDE14305:133155NoNoNoDefense
SeattleBaltimore12/13/15J.LaneCB14308:103115NoNoYesDefense
MiamiN.Y. Giants12/14/15Unnamed14200:134710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsDallas12/19/15J.CumberlandTE15100:30005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsDallas12/19/15B.WintersG15202:57377NoNoYesOffense
IndianapolisHouston12/20/15J.ReitzG15407:272130YesNoNoOffense
TennesseeNew England12/20/15T.LewanT15214:00390YesNoYesOffense
BuffaloWashington12/20/15S.CharlesDT15411:521105NoNoYesDefense
OaklandGreen Bay12/20/15D.AmersonCB15214:242115NoNoNoDefense
DenverPittsburgh12/20/15V.WalkerDE15102:241105NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghDenver12/20/15A.MoatsOLB15204:361205NoNoNoDefense
DetroitNew Orleans12/21/15K.ThorntonDT15103:581105NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansDetroit12/21/15B.BrownerDB15204:32150YesNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsNew England12/27/15J.LattimoreLB16214:51495NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsMinnesota12/27/15J.PughG16305:31330YesNoYesOffense
Tampa BayChicago12/27/15D.SmithT16100:133510NoNoNoOffense
Green BayArizona12/27/15D.BarclayT16201:05350YesNoYesOffense
ArizonaGreen Bay12/27/15T.LarsenG16410:423610NoNoNoOffense
CincinnatiDenver12/28/15R.MaualugaMLB16106:131105NoNoYesDefense
DenverCincinnati12/28/15R.HarrisT16210:5011010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsBuffalo01/03/16D.RevisDB17315:001105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandMiami01/03/16M.CannonG17208:25360YesNoYesOffense
MiamiNew England01/03/16D.ColemanDT17312:59164NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreCincinnati01/03/16S.WrightDB17307:332130YesNoYesDefense
PittsburghCleveland01/03/16S.McLendonNT17211:532105NoNoYesDefense
TennesseeIndianapolis01/03/16J.CaseyDT17209:42215NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants01/03/16D.RiceDB17110:05370NoYesYesDefense
Green BayMinnesota01/03/16B.RajiDT17412:07245NoNoNoDefense
San DiegoDenver01/03/16C.MagerCB17200:44320YesNoYesDefense
ArizonaSeattle01/03/16R.GunterNT17402:591105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityNew England01/16/16D.StephensonT19211:40370YesNoYesOffense
New EnglandKansas City01/16/16A.HicksDE19302:45435NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaGreen Bay01/16/16M.GoldenOLB19100:43350NoYesNoDefense
ArizonaGreen Bay01/16/16F.RuckerDE19213:08346NoNoNoDefense
Totals2.472.18.48754381174
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