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

2020 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.88 Illegal Contact penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona731500300000
Atlanta71510100100
Baltimore61510100000
Buffalo71500115110
Carolina70010015110
Chicago61500100000
Cincinnati71500115010
Cleveland70010015001
Dallas71520115210
Denver60000000000
Detroit60000015010
Green Bay61500100000
Houston71500115110
Indianapolis615010315030
Jacksonville71500100000
Kansas City71500115010
Las Vegas60000000000
LA Rams61501000000
LA Chargers61500100000
Miami631502115010
Minnesota6315103315021
New England60000015001
New Orleans61500100000
N.Y. Giants7210011210011
N.Y. Jets700100315021
Philadelphia700000210120
Pittsburgh621001100000
San Francisco700100210011
Seattle615110210111
Tampa Bay70000015010
Tennessee60000000100
Washington70000000100
Totals10428140107212814010217
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