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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

Penalties By Week

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

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WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
116000010
2163150320
3165255010
4162102000
5163152100
614151000
7132101100
8152100220
9143142100
1115000010
1414000010
16162101110
17162101100
1816151000
Wildcard Weekend6150100
Totals21927134161190

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

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WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
11600000.060
2160.190.9400.190.130
3160.311.560.3100.060
4160.130.630.13000
5160.190.940.130.0600
6140.070.360.07000
7130.150.770.080.0800
8150.130.6700.130.130
9140.2110.140.0700
111500000.070
141400000.070
16160.130.630.060.060.060
17160.130.630.060.0600
18160.060.310.06000
Wildcard Weekend60.170.8300.1700
Totals2191.879.271.040.820.580