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

2016 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
DenverCarolina09/08/16C.Harris Jr.CB1402:004215NoNoNoDefense
AtlantaTampa Bay09/11/16J.MatthewsT1104:46370YesNoNoOffense
Tampa BayAtlanta09/11/16A.GlantonLB1411:41457NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaTennessee09/11/16A.SmithT1206:182240YesNoYesOffense
Los AngelesSan Francisco09/12/16C.WichmannG1306:003810NoNoYesOffense
TennesseeDetroit09/18/16K.DoddLB2209:35385NoNoYesDefense
TennesseeDetroit09/18/16K.DoddLB2203:061105NoNoYesDefense
DetroitTennessee09/18/16B.CopelandLB2403:051100YesNoNoDefense
HoustonKansas City09/18/16X.Su'a-FiloG2403:523710NoNoNoOffense
MiamiNew England09/18/16X.HowardCB2207:24355NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonDallas09/18/16J.NormanDB2407:12295NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaTampa Bay09/18/16M.GoldenOLB2200:161105NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayArizona09/18/16D.DotsonT2307:5611010NoNoYesOffense
SeattleLos Angeles09/18/16D.SheadSS2310:21270YesNoYesDefense
BuffaloArizona09/25/16R.IncognitoC3215:0011010NoNoNoOffense
MinnesotaCarolina09/25/16J.KearseSS3208:124410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitGreen Bay09/25/16N.LawsonCB3205:031105NoNoYesDefense
JacksonvilleBaltimore09/25/16D.FowlerDE3413:492115NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreJacksonville09/25/16J.SmithCB3411:11235NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayLos Angeles09/25/16D.SmithT3207:4821010NoNoNoOffense
ChicagoDallas09/25/16C.LenoT3108:163410NoNoYesOffense
MiamiCincinnati09/29/16N.SuhDT4308:00290YesNoYesDefense
BuffaloNew England10/02/16C.GlennT4111:282100NoYesYesOffense
San FranciscoDallas10/02/16A.BrooksOLB4406:10192NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityPittsburgh10/02/16E.FisherT4309:582160YesNoYesOffense
MinnesotaN.Y. Giants10/03/16X.RhodesCB4105:442105NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsMinnesota10/03/16B.HartG4104:44380YesNoYesOffense
San FranciscoArizona10/06/16A.TillerG5212:382110YesNoNoOffense
ClevelandNew England10/09/16D.SheltonDT5409:512175NoNoNoDefense
IndianapolisChicago10/09/16J.HaegT5203:142610NoNoNoOffense
MiamiTennessee10/09/16B.TurnerG5103:29340YesNoNoOffense
TennesseeMiami10/09/16T.LewanT5301:5212010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. JetsPittsburgh10/09/16Jo.JenkinsOLB5208:55294NoNoYesDefense
DenverAtlanta10/09/16M.SchofieldT5103:1431110NoNoNoOffense
AtlantaDenver10/09/16R.AlfordCB5211:081100YesNoYesDefense
New EnglandCincinnati10/16/16L.RyanCB6100:38325NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsBaltimore10/16/16Z.DeOssieLS6106:004810NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ClevelandTennessee10/16/16C.JohnsonLB6112:191105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia10/16/16B.BreelandCB6404:002105NoNoNoDefense
DallasGreen Bay10/16/16M.ClaiborneCB6108:062105NoNoYesDefense
Green BayDallas10/16/16D.JonesDE6412:501105NoNoNoDefense
IndianapolisHouston10/16/16V.DavisCB6404:231100YesNoYesDefense
WashingtonDetroit10/23/16E.HoodDE7302:48235NoNoYesDefense
DetroitWashington10/23/16S.CharlesDT7410:07275NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreN.Y. Jets10/23/16J.SmithCB7103:012105NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaMinnesota10/23/16N.CarrollCB7204:56390YesNoNoDefense
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/23/16L.JosephDT7308:561100YesNoYesDefense
San FranciscoTampa Bay10/23/16S.DraughnRB7308:353120YesNoNoOffense
WashingtonCincinnati10/30/16J.NormanDB8208:161105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonCincinnati10/30/16J.NormanDB8202:001105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonCincinnati10/30/16J.NormanDB8312:46340YesNoYesDefense
WashingtonCincinnati10/30/16J.NormanDB8400:382105NoNoYesDefense
AtlantaGreen Bay10/30/16B.PooleDB8409:45280YesNoNoDefense
New EnglandBuffalo10/30/16M.ButlerCB8405:29245NoNoYesDefense
SeattleNew Orleans10/30/16F.ClarkDE8203:45325NoNoYesDefense
OaklandTampa Bay10/30/16D.LathamDT8205:47460NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandTampa Bay10/30/16V.AlexanderG8302:12288NoNoYesOffense
ArizonaCarolina10/30/16D.HumphriesT8413:1821910NoNoYesOffense
BaltimorePittsburgh11/06/16R.StanleyT9110:583210NoNoNoOffense
PittsburghBaltimore11/06/16J.HargraveDT9210:18265NoNoYesDefense
MiamiN.Y. Jets11/06/16J.JamesT9200:431100NoYesNoOffense
MinnesotaDetroit11/06/16X.RhodesCB9205:113105NoNoNoDefense
ClevelandBaltimore11/10/16T.Williams Sr.DB10410:342100YesNoYesDefense
HoustonJacksonville11/13/16C.ClarkT10209:533130NoYesYesOffense
DenverNew Orleans11/13/16S.RayLB10305:351100YesNoYesDefense
Los AngelesN.Y. Jets11/13/16M.BrockersDT10203:331105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsLos Angeles11/13/16B.IjalanaT10200:262611NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsLos Angeles11/13/16D.RevisDB10408:04260YesNoNoDefense
Tampa BayChicago11/13/16D.SmithT10102:4211010NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeGreen Bay11/13/16P.CoxCB10310:25450YesNoNoDefense
San DiegoMiami11/13/16K.DunlapT10415:00270YesNoNoOffense
PittsburghDallas11/13/16M.GilbertT10413:39390YesNoNoOffense
CincinnatiN.Y. Giants11/14/16A.JonesCB10102:391105NoNoYesDefense
CincinnatiN.Y. Giants11/14/16J.ShawCB10202:26225NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghCleveland11/20/16A.BurnsCB11101:033125NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghCleveland11/20/16L.TimmonsILB11407:283175NoNoYesDefense
IndianapolisTennessee11/20/16A.JonesDE11303:071105NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeIndianapolis11/20/16P.CoxCB11412:141100YesNoYesDefense
Kansas CityTampa Bay11/20/16P.GainesCB11200:442105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaArizona11/20/16J.SirlesOL11111:182210NoNoNoOffense
Green BayWashington11/20/16L.GunterCB11103:03320YesNoYesDefense
WashingtonGreen Bay11/20/16B.BreelandCB11213:56475NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghIndianapolis11/24/16L.GreenTE12207:1331010NoNoYesOffense
BaltimoreCincinnati11/27/16A.McClellanOLB12406:533225NoNoNoDefense
ChicagoTennessee11/27/16A.HicksDE12202:00245NoNoNoDefense
HoustonSan Diego11/27/16A.BouyeCB12103:44155NoNoNoDefense
HoustonSan Diego11/27/16A.BouyeCB12209:55255NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BaySeattle11/27/16A.MarpetG12300:4711510NoNoNoOffense
Tampa BaySeattle11/27/16D.DotsonT12404:173810NoNoNoOffense
DallasMinnesota12/01/16O.ScandrickCB13204:59245NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityAtlanta12/04/16J.JenkinsDT13101:22235NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityAtlanta12/04/16C.JonesDT13302:272175NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreMiami12/04/16S.SmithWR13209:1721010NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleDenver12/04/16A.CannG13201:153710NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansDetroit12/04/16P.KrugerDE13404:41295NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaWashington12/04/16P.PetersonCB13401:222105NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BaySan Diego12/04/16D.DotsonT13204:343810NoNoYesOffense
San DiegoTampa Bay12/04/16K.DunlapT13306:552610NoNoNoOffense
Totals2.512.218.8946724350
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