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

2018 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
PittsburghCleveland09/09/18M.GilbertT1308:3521210NoNoYesOffense
MinnesotaSan Francisco09/09/18E.GriffenDE1108:532105NoNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleN.Y. Giants09/09/18A.NorwellG1208:182911NoNoYesOffense
ArizonaWashington09/09/18A.BetheaSS1309:042105NoNoNoDefense
LA RamsOakland09/10/18S.EbukamLB1415:001105NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreCincinnati09/13/18T.SuggsOLB2215:003135NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityPittsburgh09/16/18L.Duvernay-TardifT2414:5411010NoNoYesOffense
OaklandDenver09/16/18K.OsemeleT2307:1911010NoNoYesOffense
JacksonvilleNew England09/16/18A.NorwellG2212:233710NoNoNoOffense
Totals2.671.8910.1171006
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