Illegal Touch Kick

Definition

The ball, after the free kick, first touches a member of the kicking team prior to traveling 10 yards. This is most often seen on an onside kick where a member of the kicking team prematurely comes in contact with the ball in an attempt to recover it.

Outcome

Receiving team gets the ball as the spot of the foul.

2009 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.41 Illegal Touch Kick penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona180000015001
Atlanta161500100000
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo161501015010
Carolina160000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000025120
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas181000100000
Denver161501000000
Detroit162500200000
Green Bay170000010001
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis190000000000
Jacksonville1621002015001
Kansas City160010015001
St. Louis161501000000
San Diego170000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota180000000000
New England170000015010
New Orleans190000015001
N.Y. Giants160000010010
N.Y. Jets190000000000
Oakland160000015001
Philadelphia171511000000
Pittsburgh161001000000
San Francisco161501015101
Seattle160000000000
Tampa Bay161500100000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000015001
Totals26713502851350258
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