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

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1157491610
2168635331
3166444241
41612637522
51411745630
6144262200
7159554540
8132151120
9133201250
10144201320
1195253210
Totals155714543437274

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1150.473.270.070.40.070
2160.53.940.310.190.190.06
3160.382.750.250.130.250.06
4160.753.940.440.310.130.13
5140.795.290.360.430.210
6140.291.860.140.1400
7150.63.670.270.330.270
8130.151.150.080.080.150
9130.231.540.080.150.380
10140.291.430.070.210.140
1190.562.780.330.220.110
Totals1555.0131.622.42.591.90.25
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