NFL Penalty Tracker

Illegal Use of Hands


Illegal use of the hands against a player while attempting to ward off a block, cover a receiver, or tackle a ball carrier. There are several restrictions on how a player may initiate contact, such as hands to the facemask of the other player involved in the blocking.


10 yards if committed by offense; 5 yards and automatic first down if committed by defense

2015 Stats

Totals By Referee/Crew

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 TotalPer Game
Bill Vinovich166301420.381.880.060.250.13
Brad Allen159552540.603.670.130.330.27
Carl Cheffers1610653460.634.
Clete Blakeman1713664850.763.880.240.470.29
Craig Wrolstad166471420.382.940.060.250.13
Ed Hochuli17151143960.886.710.180.530.35
Gene Steratore168462530.502.880.130.310.19
Jeff Triplette154201310.271.330.070.200.07
Jerome Boger154253310.271.670.200.200.07
John Hussey143202210.211.430.140.140.07
John Parry167564430.443.500.250.250.19
Pete Morelli156322420.402.
Ron Torbert161105100.060.630.310.060.00
Terry McAulay168503440.503.
Tony Corrente167517250.443.190.440.130.31
Walt Anderson147424430.503.
Walt Coleman175252230.291.470.120.120.18