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
Arizona160.191.250.000.130.060.191.880.060.060.13
Atlanta170.000.000.180.000.000.291.880.000.240.06
Baltimore160.312.190.000.190.130.191.250.060.060.13
Buffalo160.060.630.060.060.000.060.310.000.060.00
Carolina160.060.630.000.000.060.252.190.000.130.13
Chicago160.191.190.060.130.060.312.810.060.130.19
Cincinnati160.190.940.000.000.190.311.560.130.190.13
Cleveland160.130.630.060.060.060.190.940.000.190.00
Dallas170.180.880.060.060.120.241.290.060.060.18
Denver160.130.940.060.130.000.130.940.060.060.06
Detroit170.181.180.060.120.060.412.350.000.180.24
Green Bay180.110.830.060.060.060.221.110.170.110.11
Houston180.171.110.060.170.000.110.560.060.060.06
Indianapolis160.130.940.060.130.000.130.940.060.060.06
Jacksonville160.191.560.000.190.000.060.310.130.060.00
Kansas City170.180.880.060.060.120.060.590.120.000.06
Los Angeles160.130.940.000.000.130.131.310.190.000.13
Miami170.060.290.240.000.060.181.760.060.060.12
Minnesota160.312.190.250.250.060.060.310.130.060.00
New England170.291.760.000.240.060.120.590.120.060.06
New Orleans160.060.310.000.060.000.060.310.060.060.00
N.Y. Giants170.181.760.060.120.060.180.880.000.120.06
N.Y. Jets160.191.560.060.130.060.251.560.130.130.13
Oakland170.180.760.060.000.180.000.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia160.000.000.060.000.000.060.310.130.000.06
Pittsburgh180.221.390.060.000.220.110.780.060.060.06
San Diego160.130.940.130.060.060.191.250.000.060.13
San Francisco160.130.440.250.060.060.060.630.000.060.00
Seattle180.110.560.060.060.060.111.110.000.000.11
Tampa Bay160.444.190.000.250.190.311.750.130.130.19
Tennessee160.191.250.130.000.190.251.560.190.060.19
Washington160.563.130.130.250.310.312.130.130.130.19
Average2640.171.160.070.090.080.171.160.070.090.08
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