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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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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
2020269592932534210
20211812110413870
2009267924663854406
2010267753564530151
2011267703483634250
2012267683483335152
2013267381852018140
20142671065285848365
2015267623122339273
2016267482382226143
201726732159151781
2018267442151826252
2019267381901226193
Totals3387753374235839526626


Penalties By Season - Per Game

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

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
20202690.221.090.090.130.080.00
20211810.120.570.070.040.040.00
20092670.341.750.140.200.150.02
20102670.281.330.170.110.060.00
20112670.261.300.130.130.090.00
20122670.251.300.120.130.060.01
20132670.140.690.070.070.050.00
20142670.401.980.220.180.130.02
20152670.231.170.090.150.100.01
20162670.180.890.080.100.050.01
20172670.120.600.060.060.030.00
20182670.160.810.070.100.090.01
20192670.140.710.040.100.070.01
Totals33870.221.100.110.120.080.01