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Illegal Contact

Definition

Making significant contact with a receiver after the receiver has advanced five yards beyond the line of scrimmage. Exceptions: The illegal contact is called only if the quarterback is still in pocket and the ball is still in his hands.

Outcome

5 yards, automatic first down

Penalties By Season

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

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SeasonGamesPenalty CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal Flags
202026959293253421080
20212852813917119037
202219551255213014469
2009267924663854406138
201026775356453015191
201126770348363425095
201226768348333515285
201326738185201814052
20142671065285848365147
201526762312233927392
201626748238222614365
20172673215915178141
201826744215182625271
201926738190122619360
Totals36868114032383428282301123


Penalties By Season - Per Game

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

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SeasonGamesPenalty CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal Flags
20202690.221.090.090.130.080.000.30
20212850.100.490.060.040.030.000.13
20221950.261.310.110.150.070.020.35
20092670.341.750.140.200.150.020.52
20102670.281.330.170.110.060.000.34
20112670.261.300.130.130.090.000.36
20122670.251.300.120.130.060.010.32
20132670.140.690.070.070.050.000.19
20142670.401.980.220.180.130.020.55
20152670.231.170.090.150.100.010.34
20162670.180.890.080.100.050.010.24
20172670.120.600.060.060.030.000.15
20182670.160.810.070.100.090.010.27
20192670.140.710.040.100.070.010.22
Totals36860.221.090.100.120.080.010.30