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

2016 Stats

Totals By Referee/Crew

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 TotalPer Game
Bill Vinovich165403410.312.500.190.250.06
Brad Allen1611544470.693.380.250.250.44
Carl Cheffers187402160.392.
Clete Blakeman163201300.
Craig Wrolstad164352130.
Ed Hochuli167461520.442.880.060.310.13
Gene Steratore167450430.442.810.000.250.19
Jeff Triplette155373410.332.470.200.270.07
Jerome Boger152152110.
John Hussey166504420.383.
John Parry155241140.331.600.070.070.27
Pete Morelli173252300.181.470.120.180.00
Ron Torbert164302220.251.880.130.130.13
Terry McAulay134203220.311.540.230.150.15
Tony Corrente164300310.251.880.000.190.06
Walt Anderson154254310.271.670.270.200.07
Walt Coleman1510753370.675.