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

2019 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.22 Illegal Contact penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona30000015010
Atlanta30000000000
Baltimore30000000000
Buffalo30000000000
Carolina30000000000
Chicago21501000000
Cincinnati30000015001
Cleveland30000015010
Dallas30000000100
Denver30000015001
Detroit31500100000
Green Bay30000015001
Houston30000000000
Indianapolis30000000000
Jacksonville30010000000
Kansas City30000000100
LA Rams321001115010
LA Chargers30000000000
Miami30000000000
Minnesota30000000000
New England30000000000
New Orleans31500115001
N.Y. Giants30020000000
N.Y. Jets30000000000
Oakland31501000000
Philadelphia30000000000
Pittsburgh30000000000
San Francisco30000000000
Seattle31501000000
Tampa Bay30000000100
Tennessee30000000000
Washington20000000000
Totals47735343735334
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