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

2012 Stats

Penalties By Week

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116151000
2166404200
3169455400
4156303310
514151011
614151010
7135232310
8144202211
9145251420
10143151200
11146302410
1216150120
13164201310
14164203110
15165253200
17164202230
1842101100
202150100
Totals246683483335152

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
1160.060.310.06000
2160.382.50.250.1300
3160.562.810.310.2500
4150.420.20.20.070
5140.070.360.0700.070.07
6140.070.360.0700.070
7130.381.770.150.230.080
8140.291.430.140.140.070.07
9140.361.790.070.290.140
10140.211.070.070.1400
11140.432.140.140.290.070
12160.060.3100.060.130
13160.251.250.060.190.060
14160.251.250.190.060.060
15160.311.560.190.1300
17160.251.250.130.130.190
1840.52.50.250.2500
2020.52.500.500
Totals2465.3327.162.352.991.010.14
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