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
11148405320
12166351510
13162142010
141610556410
15169585431
16163202140
17163200300
184150100
1941100110
202140100
Totals2661106905258395

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
11140.572.860.360.210.140
12160.382.190.060.310.060
13160.130.880.1300.060
14160.633.440.380.250.060
15160.563.630.310.250.190.06
16160.191.250.130.060.250
17160.191.2500.1900
1840.251.2500.2500
1940.252.500.250.250
2020.5200.500
Totals2668.150.093.444.642.80.31
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