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

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1163221220
2167453420
3167553400
415272031
5145393230
6156354210
7153151230
8138430820
9133202101
10145362361
11146354220
12167506100
13159655400
141000010
Totals193714673635253

Penalties By Week - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.191.380.060.130.130
2160.442.810.190.250.130
3160.443.440.190.2500
4150.130.470.1300.20.07
5140.362.790.210.140.210
6150.42.330.270.130.070
7150.210.070.130.20
8130.623.3100.620.150
9130.231.540.150.0800.08
10140.362.570.140.210.430.07
11140.432.50.290.140.140
12160.443.130.380.0600
13150.64.330.330.2700
141000010
Totals1934.8431.62.412.412.660.22
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