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.
5 yards, automatic first down
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- Complete Penalty Log
Down 0 (Zero) are penalties on plays that didn't have a "Down", such as kickoffs and extra point attempts.
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