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

Overall Totals By Team - Per Game

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona120.251.670.000.170.080.252.500.080.080.17
Atlanta120.000.000.250.000.000.332.250.000.250.08
Baltimore120.422.920.000.250.170.251.670.080.080.17
Buffalo120.080.830.080.080.000.080.420.000.080.00
Carolina120.000.000.000.000.000.252.080.000.170.08
Chicago120.171.250.000.080.080.171.670.000.000.17
Cincinnati120.170.830.000.000.170.422.080.170.250.17
Cleveland120.170.830.080.080.080.170.830.000.170.00
Dallas120.170.830.000.000.170.331.830.080.080.25
Denver120.171.250.080.170.000.080.830.080.000.08
Detroit120.170.830.080.080.080.422.080.000.250.17
Green Bay120.080.420.080.080.000.251.250.170.170.08
Houston120.251.670.080.250.000.000.000.080.000.00
Indianapolis120.171.250.080.170.000.080.830.080.080.00
Jacksonville120.171.250.000.170.000.080.420.080.080.00
Kansas City130.231.150.080.080.150.080.770.080.000.08
Los Angeles120.171.250.000.000.170.171.750.170.000.17
Miami120.080.420.250.000.080.171.670.080.080.08
Minnesota120.332.500.170.250.080.080.420.170.080.00
New England120.170.830.000.080.080.170.830.080.080.08
New Orleans120.080.420.000.080.000.080.420.080.080.00
N.Y. Giants120.080.830.080.080.000.251.250.000.170.08
N.Y. Jets120.171.250.080.080.080.170.830.080.170.00
Oakland130.150.620.080.000.150.000.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia120.000.000.080.000.000.080.420.080.000.08
Pittsburgh120.332.080.080.000.330.171.170.080.080.08
San Diego120.080.830.080.080.000.251.670.000.080.17
San Francisco120.080.170.170.080.000.080.830.000.080.00
Seattle120.080.420.080.000.080.171.670.000.000.17
Tampa Bay120.585.580.000.330.250.422.330.170.170.25
Tennessee120.251.670.170.000.250.251.250.250.080.17
Washington120.582.920.080.250.330.170.830.080.000.17
Average1930.181.210.070.090.090.181.210.070.090.09
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