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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

2021 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.84 Illegal Contact penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1831503000000
Atlanta171501000000
Baltimore1715101210020
Buffalo1821002015310
Carolina170010015001
Chicago171501015001
Cincinnati180000015010
Cleveland171500100100
Dallas1821000200000
Denver1721001100000
Detroit171500115001
Green Bay170000000000
Houston171501015001
Indianapolis1700100315003
Jacksonville170000015010
Kansas City1821000215101
Las Vegas1815110210002
LA Rams180000029020
LA Chargers1700200210011
Miami170020000000
Minnesota1715010210020
New England181500100000
New Orleans170000000000
N.Y. Giants171501015001
N.Y. Jets170000000000
Philadelphia1821001100100
Pittsburgh181501000100
San Francisco180010015001
Seattle170000000000
Tampa Bay180000000100
Tennessee1731402100000
Washington1700000420113
Totals27827134916112713491116