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
Totals148432611528132

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
Totals1482.8917.341.021.870.890.14
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