Illegal Use of Hands

Definition

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.

Outcome

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

2009 Stats

By Player

Games are team games. It does not account for games the specific player in question missed, or was otherwise not on the team.

NameTeamPosGamesCountCount/GameYardsYards/GameHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
T.McDanielMiamiDT1600.0000.000001
D.FoxworthBaltimoreDB1810.06100.561000
F.WashingtonBaltimoreDB1810.0680.441000
T.GoodenBaltimoreLB1810.0630.171000
T.TylerKansas CityDT1610.0650.310100
A.TalibTampa BayCB1610.0650.310110
S.PhillipsSan DiegoOLB1720.1290.530200
C.MunnerlynCarolinaDB1600.0000.000010
A.HarrisGreen BayCB1710.06150.881000
B.CarrKansas CityCB1610.0650.311000
C.JohnsonOaklandCB1610.0650.310100
De.RobinsonHoustonDT1610.0650.310100
UnnamedBaltimore1800.0000.000010
R.SmithClevelandDE1600.0000.000010
C.Ah YouSt. LouisDT1610.0650.311000
R.BarberTampa BayFS1610.0650.311000
D.ReidDenverDE1610.0650.310100
B.McDonaldClevelandDB1600.0000.000010
S.MarksTennesseeDT1600.0000.000010
UnnamedNew Orleans1910.05100.531000
L.RamseySt. LouisDT1610.0650.310100
R.EdwardsKansas CityDT1610.0650.311000
SamL.HillDetroitNT1610.0650.311000
L.BoddenNew EnglandDB1700.0000.000010
S.SpringsNew EnglandCB1700.0000.000010
P.LoadholtMinnesotaT1800.0000.000010
M.JenkinsDallasCB1810.0650.280100
O.ScandrickDallasCB1820.11100.560200
J.ScottBuffaloT1610.06100.630100
B.ScottN.Y. JetsILB1910.0550.260100
K.KosierDallasG1820.11201.112000
F.SmootWashingtonCB1600.0000.000001
M.JeanPhiladelphiaG1700.0000.000011
R.BartellSt. LouisCB1610.0650.310100
R.SeymourOaklandDT1610.0650.310100
C.KemoeatuPittsburghG1600.0000.000001
B.SappMinnesotaCB1810.0650.280100
K.SmithSan FranciscoDB1610.0650.310100
D.EdwardsBaltimoreDT1810.0650.280100
C.WilliamsChicagoT1610.06100.631000
N.HaydenCarolinaDT1610.0650.310100
Jason.BrownSt. LouisG1610.06100.630110
O.CousinsBaltimoreT1800.0000.000010
D.FlorenceBuffaloDB1610.0650.311000
L.CohenDetroitDE1610.0650.311000
D.BowensClevelandILB1600.0000.000001
T.BrownTennesseeDT1600.0000.000010
K.ChambersBuffaloT1600.0000.000010
V.CareyMiamiG1610.06100.631000
W.WoodyardDenverILB1610.0650.310100
C.HamptonPittsburghNT1610.0650.311000
J.HatcherDallasDE1810.0640.221000
Totals867392441821145
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