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

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1165362300
2164351300
3165251420
4157502520
5156324211
6154240430
7144230410
8145254120
9133111220
1014000001
11135252300
12154253110
13168404410
14166403310
15163303000
1616151000
1716151010
1842101100
1942151100
Totals264754563441172

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.312.250.130.1900
2160.252.190.060.1900
3160.311.560.060.250.130
4150.473.330.130.330.130
5150.42.130.270.130.070.07
6150.271.600.270.20
7140.291.6400.290.070
8140.361.790.290.070.140
9130.230.850.080.150.150
1014000000.07
11130.381.920.150.2300
12150.271.670.20.070.070
13160.52.50.250.250.060
14160.382.50.190.190.060
15160.191.880.19000
16160.060.310.06000
17160.060.310.0600.060
1840.52.50.250.2500
1940.53.750.250.2500
Totals2645.7334.682.623.111.140.14
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