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
New OrleansAtlanta09/23/18J.BromleyDT3409:591105NoNoYesDefense
DenverBaltimore09/23/18T.DavisLB3112:081105NoNoYesDefense
San FranciscoKansas City09/23/18A.ArmsteadDE3103:401105NoNoYesDefense
OaklandMiami09/23/18R.MelvinCB3104:321100YesNoYesDefense
ChicagoArizona09/23/18J.BullardDT3403:101105NoNoYesDefense
SeattleDallas09/23/18T.FlowersCB3407:511105NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghTampa Bay09/24/18D.McCullersDT3103:591100YesNoYesDefense
CincinnatiAtlanta09/30/18B.HartT4409:301910NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiAtlanta09/30/18C.GlennT4400:5711010NoNoYesOffense
DallasDetroit09/30/18R.GregoryDE4100:30330YesNoNoDefense
IndianapolisHouston09/30/18C.PhillipsDE4310:302235NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsJacksonville09/30/18M.PennelDT4302:031105NoNoYesDefense
SeattleArizona09/30/18Q.JeffersonDT4205:241105NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghBaltimore09/30/18T.WattLB4113:21330YesNoNoDefense
PittsburghBaltimore09/30/18S.TuittDE4410:171105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityDenver10/01/18L.Duvernay-TardifT4411:183610NoNoYesOffense
ClevelandBaltimore10/07/18L.OgunjobiDL5210:18242NoNoNoDefense
DetroitGreen Bay10/07/18F.RagnowC5111:2331110NoNoNoOffense
DetroitGreen Bay10/07/18R.WagnerT5209:13280NoYesNoOffense
PittsburghAtlanta10/07/18B.DupreeLB5208:503105NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghAtlanta10/07/18B.DupreeLB5301:221105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/07/18M.RemmersT5215:003130YesNoYesOffense
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/07/18S.WeatherlyDE5310:001105NoNoYesDefense
DallasHouston10/07/18R.GregoryDE5412:22375NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsPhiladelphia10/11/18L.CarterLB6205:13330YesNoNoDefense
Tampa BayAtlanta10/14/18G.McCoyDT6212:343115NoNoYesDefense
LA ChargersCleveland10/14/18J.AddaeDB6103:00365NoNoYesDefense
LA ChargersCleveland10/14/18B.FacysonDB6101:004164NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaMinnesota10/14/18H.ReddickLB6314:25260YesNoYesDefense
TennesseeBaltimore10/14/18M.ButlerCB6415:00270YesNoNoDefense
Kansas CityNew England10/14/18E.FisherT6201:2811010NoNoYesOffense
New EnglandChicago10/21/18J.JacksonDB7212:49440YesNoYesDefense
New EnglandChicago10/21/18J.JacksonDB7211:18353NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandChicago10/21/18P.ChungSS7404:231105NoNoYesDefense
DetroitMiami10/21/18N.LawsonCB7208:483105NoNoYesDefense
DetroitMiami10/21/18F.RagnowC7311:292310NoNoYesOffense
DetroitSeattle10/28/18T.TaborCB8415:00355NoNoNoDefense
DetroitSeattle10/28/18T.TaborCB8415:00350YesNoNoDefense
DenverKansas City10/28/18B.ChubbLB8314:541105NoNoYesDefense
DenverKansas City10/28/18B.RobyDB8414:571100YesNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsWashington10/28/18B.HillDT8404:081105NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaSan Francisco10/28/18P.PetersonCB8404:06285NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaNew Orleans10/28/18E.GriffenDE8413:58265NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghBaltimore11/04/18C.HeywardDE9303:51350YesNoYesDefense
DetroitMinnesota11/04/18J.DavisLB9110:22181NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaDetroit11/04/18L.JosephDT9100:16295NoNoNoDefense
LA ChargersSeattle11/04/18D.JamesFS9406:342105NoNoYesDefense
DallasTennessee11/05/18B.JonesCB9408:032130YesNoNoDefense
MiamiGreen Bay11/11/18A.BranchDE10314:15340NoYesYesDefense
MinnesotaChicago11/18/18L.JosephDT11313:311105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonHouston11/18/18T.SettleDT11105:571105NoNoNoDefense
OaklandArizona11/18/18M.LeeLB11107:351105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityLA Rams11/19/18S.NelsonCB11109:29255NoNoYesDefense
LA RamsKansas City11/19/18A.DonaldDT11314:011105NoNoNoDefense
ChicagoDetroit11/22/18A.HicksDE12404:45265NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonDallas11/22/18T.BergstromC12201:153100YesNoYesOffense
BuffaloJacksonville11/25/18R.BodineC12202:2731510NoNoNoOffense
BuffaloJacksonville11/25/18S.LotuleleiDT12411:111105NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsNew England11/25/18N.ShepherdDE12211:08275NoNoNoDefense
AtlantaBaltimore12/02/18D.JonesLB13104:583155NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreAtlanta12/02/18Z.SmithLB13206:13225NoNoYesDefense
DenverCincinnati12/02/18V.MillerOLB13201:51295NoNoYesDefense
DetroitLA Rams12/02/18D.HandDL13206:012205NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsChicago12/02/18M.EdwardsDE13207:05365NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsTennessee12/02/18Jo.JenkinsOLB13401:322105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaNew England12/02/18J.JohnsonDT13404:411105NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaWashington12/03/18N.BradhamLB13102:111105NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia12/03/18T.NsekheT13403:203180YesNoYesOffense
IndianapolisHouston12/09/18G.StewartDT14103:062130YesNoYesDefense
IndianapolisHouston12/09/18G.StewartDT14302:49325NoNoYesDefense
MiamiNew England12/09/18A.BranchDE14211:592105NoNoNoDefense
MiamiNew England12/09/18L.TunsilOL14312:3411010NoNoNoOffense
WashingtonN.Y. Giants12/09/18T.NsekheT14410:2311010NoNoNoOffense
DetroitArizona12/09/18A.RobinsonDT14403:131105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaSeattle12/10/18L.JosephDT14202:25415NoNoYesDefense
CincinnatiOakland12/16/18C.CoreWR15115:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaMiami12/16/18P.ElfleinC15304:513910NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsTennessee12/16/18J.BrownG15309:562910NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsGreen Bay12/23/18M.ClaiborneCB16200:36345NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsNew England12/30/18M.PennelDT17212:571100YesNoYesDefense
LA RamsSan Francisco12/30/18E.WestbrooksDT17110:401105NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreLA Chargers01/06/19M.HumphreyDB18411:45385NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaChicago01/06/19N.BradhamLB18201:04335NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityIndianapolis01/12/19C.ErvingOL19414:1511010NoNoNoOffense
DallasLA Rams01/12/19B.JonesCB19204:133145NoNoYesDefense
LA RamsNew England02/03/19D.FowlerDE21402:521105NoNoNoDefense
New EnglandLA Rams02/03/19T.BrownOL21402:301100YesNoYesOffense
Totals2.611.958.9146118254
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