Illegal Use of Hands


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.


10 yards if committed by offense; 5 yards and automatic first down if committed by defense

2019 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Use of Hands penalties commited by position during the 2019 season.

Offensive Line2201110
Defensive Back000050
Defensive Line2101111
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