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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team - Per Game

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.000.000.060.000.000.251.560.130.250.00
Atlanta180.060.280.060.000.060.221.390.110.060.17
Baltimore160.311.880.060.060.250.000.000.000.000.00
Buffalo170.413.060.240.240.180.181.120.000.180.00
Carolina170.181.180.120.060.120.241.650.000.060.18
Chicago160.382.500.000.250.130.060.250.060.060.00
Cincinnati160.000.000.190.000.000.251.440.000.130.13
Cleveland160.191.560.000.190.000.251.250.060.130.13
Dallas160.130.630.060.000.130.130.630.130.130.00
Denver160.130.560.060.000.130.130.630.000.060.06
Detroit160.060.380.060.000.060.312.190.190.130.19
Green Bay160.000.000.250.000.000.190.940.060.000.19
Houston160.060.630.060.060.000.251.750.190.250.00
Indianapolis160.130.940.060.000.130.251.250.060.130.13
Jacksonville190.372.840.050.210.160.211.580.110.110.11
Kansas City170.181.410.180.120.060.241.760.060.120.12
LA Rams170.000.000.240.000.000.241.180.000.120.12
LA Chargers160.442.380.060.310.130.191.560.250.060.13
Miami160.251.000.130.130.130.060.630.060.060.00
Minnesota180.332.000.000.170.170.110.560.000.110.00
New England190.160.790.000.110.050.423.110.160.110.32
New Orleans180.171.110.000.060.110.170.890.220.170.00
N.Y. Jets160.503.130.060.190.310.382.810.060.250.13
N.Y. Giants160.191.560.130.130.060.311.560.060.310.00
Oakland160.130.940.000.060.060.060.310.060.060.00
Philadelphia190.160.790.160.050.110.210.890.050.050.16
Pittsburgh170.180.880.060.120.060.120.880.000.120.00
San Francisco160.311.560.060.190.130.130.630.130.060.06
Seattle160.502.500.060.190.310.190.940.000.060.13
Tampa Bay160.191.880.060.190.000.191.560.000.060.13
Tennessee180.331.940.110.060.280.392.830.110.060.33
Washington160.190.940.000.000.190.251.250.310.060.19
Average2670.211.290.080.100.110.211.290.080.100.11
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