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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.28 Illegal Use of Hands penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona21501000000
Atlanta20000000000
Baltimore21500100000
Buffalo20000000000
Carolina20000000000
Chicago20000000000
Cincinnati20000015010
Cleveland300000110010
Dallas20000000000
Denver200000110010
Detroit20000000000
Green Bay20000000000
Houston20000000000
Indianapolis20000000000
Jacksonville222101100000
Kansas City211000100000
LA Rams21500100000
LA Chargers20000000000
Miami20000000000
Minnesota21501000000
New England200000110001
New Orleans20000000000
N.Y. Jets30000000000
N.Y. Giants200000111010
Oakland211000115010
Philadelphia20000000000
Pittsburgh2110001110010
San Francisco20000015001
Seattle20000000000
Tampa Bay20000000000
Tennessee20000000000
Washington20000015001
Totals33971036971063
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