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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

2013 Stats

Penalty Log

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AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosRef CrewWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
BaltimoreDenver09/05/13T.SuggsOLBWalt Coleman1309:061105NoNoNoDefense
BuffaloNew England09/08/13C.GlennTWalt Anderson1104:0011010NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloNew England09/08/13K.UrbikGWalt Anderson1302:183110NoNoYesOffense
ClevelandMiami09/08/13O.CousinsTMike Carey1212:55288NoNoYesOffense
IndianapolisOakland09/08/13E.WaldenOLBBill Vinovich1307:541105NoNoYesDefense
Green BaySan Francisco09/08/13J.SittonGBill Leavy1211:5711010NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaWashington09/09/13C.ThorntonDERon Winter1200:521100YesNoNoDefense
HoustonTennessee09/15/13J.WattDEJeff Triplette2110:36375NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityDallas09/15/13J.AsamoahGJerome Boger2104:14310YesNoYesOffense
DetroitArizona09/15/13W.YoungLBPete Morelli2301:49355NoNoNoDefense
DenverN.Y. Giants09/15/13K.VickersonDTGene Steratore2305:31195NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsDenver09/15/13C.WebsterCBGene Steratore2302:02380YesNoYesDefense
JacksonvilleOakland09/15/13W.RackleyGWalt Anderson2107:50370YesNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleOakland09/15/13E.MonroeTWalt Anderson2304:1021910NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleOakland09/15/13J.BabinDEWalt Anderson2300:46395NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaCleveland09/22/13B.RobisonDEBill Leavy3210:121105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsBuffalo09/22/13S.RichardsonDEScott Green3412:161100YesNoYesDefense
New OrleansArizona09/22/13K.LewisCBWalt Coleman3213:58340YesNoYesDefense
WashingtonDetroit09/22/13UnnamedEd Hochuli3412:381100YesNoYesDefense
IndianapolisSan Francisco09/22/13M.McGlynnGTerry McAulay3208:133610NoNoNoOffense
ClevelandCincinnati09/29/13D.BryantDERon Winter4215:003135NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoDetroit09/29/13K.LongGMike Carey4304:053810NoNoNoOffense
IndianapolisJacksonville09/29/13J.LinkenbachTJohn Parry4202:2211010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsTennessee09/29/13W.ColonGWalt Anderson4204:073610NoNoNoOffense
AtlantaNew England09/29/13R.AlfordCBWalt Coleman4310:51380YesNoYesDefense
New OrleansMiami09/30/13K.VaccaroSSBill Vinovich4307:372185NoNoYesDefense
DenverDallas10/06/13K.VickersonDTTerry McAulay5114:20260YesNoNoDefense
DenverDallas10/06/13K.VickersonDTTerry McAulay5414:271100YesNoNoDefense
ChicagoN.Y. Giants10/10/13Z.MinterDTJohn Parry6211:092100YesNoYesDefense
BaltimoreGreen Bay10/13/13M.YandaGGene Steratore6214:4121510NoNoYesOffense
St. LouisHouston10/13/13UnnamedBill Leavy6407:381105NoNoNoDefense
CarolinaMinnesota10/13/13R.KalilCRon Winter6111:3211010NoNoNoOffense
CarolinaMinnesota10/13/13J.SennLBRon Winter6401:24465NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonDallas10/13/13R.JacksonOLBWalt Anderson6109:27184NoNoNoDefense
DallasWashington10/13/13T.FrederickCWalt Anderson6207:1811010NoNoYesOffense
DallasWashington10/13/13N.HaydenDTWalt Anderson6407:59285NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayAtlanta10/20/13D.JosephGWalt Anderson7405:1741310NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaDallas10/20/13T.HerremansGJohn Parry7207:14370YesNoYesOffense
ChicagoWashington10/20/13L.CohenDEClete Blakeman7203:471105NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeSan Francisco10/20/13UnnamedRon Winter7212:023110YesNoYesOffense
MiamiNew England10/27/13R.IncognitoCWalt Anderson8209:550010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandMiami10/27/13C.WhiteLBWalt Anderson8203:43005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiNew England10/27/13P.SoliaiDTWalt Anderson8412:491105NoNoNoDefense
CincinnatiN.Y. Jets10/27/13D.KirkpatrickCBPete Morelli8300:40240YesNoYesDefense
St. LouisSeattle10/28/13T.JohnsonCBGene Steratore8110:45285NoNoYesDefense
SeattleSt. Louis10/28/13J.SweezyGGene Steratore8110:391107NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisSeattle10/28/13H.DahlGGene Steratore8208:3711010NoNoYesOffense
DallasMinnesota11/03/13M.BernadeauGJeff Triplette9405:092610NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansN.Y. Jets11/03/13B.GrubbsGClete Blakeman9409:2311010NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisTennessee11/03/13J.CudjoDTPete Morelli9112:321105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaWashington11/07/13M.KalilTEd Hochuli10410:03360YesNoYesOffense
BuffaloPittsburgh11/10/13E.PearsTScott Green10402:001100NoYesNoOffense
HoustonArizona11/10/13J.ByrneTEGene Steratore10313:341108NoNoNoOffense
New OrleansDallas11/10/13K.VaccaroSSJerome Boger10313:37385NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansDallas11/10/13C.BrownTJerome Boger10307:433411NoNoYesOffense
ChicagoBaltimore11/17/13Z.BowmanDBGene Steratore11213:3242410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiSan Diego11/17/13O.VernonDEPete Morelli11203:391105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia11/17/13D.AmersonCBWalt Coleman11205:331105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaWashington11/17/13J.PetersTWalt Coleman11313:0711010NoNoYesOffense
Tampa BayAtlanta11/17/13J.MeredithTEd Hochuli11102:08330YesNoYesOffense
Tampa BayAtlanta11/17/13A.HaywardOLBEd Hochuli11309:262105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsGreen Bay11/17/13W.BeattyTTerry McAulay11411:23370YesNoYesOffense
CarolinaNew England11/18/13M.WhiteCBClete Blakeman11213:09425NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaGreen Bay11/24/13J.AllenLBBill Vinovich12412:063103NoNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleHouston11/24/13B.MeesterCMike Carey12408:083310NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisChicago11/24/13S.WellsCJerome Boger12405:5911010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. GiantsDallas11/24/13L.JosephDTWalt Anderson12114:191105NoNoYesDefense
DallasN.Y. Giants11/24/13J.WynnDTWalt Anderson12102:53355NoNoNoDefense
DenverNew England11/24/13K.WebsterCBGene Steratore12409:451195NoNoNoDefense
DenverKansas City12/01/13C.HarrisCBTerry McAulay13411:362105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaArizona12/01/13C.ThorntonDETony Corrente13306:091105NoNoYesDefense
BuffaloAtlanta12/01/13K.WilliamsDTWalt Anderson13205:15330YesNoYesDefense
BuffaloAtlanta12/01/13S.GilmoreCBWalt Anderson13312:432145NoNoYesDefense
St. LouisSan Francisco12/01/13T.JohnsonCBBill Vinovich13104:531105NoNoNoDefense
SeattleNew Orleans12/02/13R.OkungTEd Hochuli13207:2511010NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansSeattle12/02/13C.BrownTEd Hochuli13312:541108NoNoNoOffense
HoustonJacksonville12/05/13R.HarrisTTony Corrente14206:532610NoNoNoOffense
CincinnatiIndianapolis12/08/13K.CookCJeff Triplette14308:343410NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiIndianapolis12/08/13W.GilberryDEJeff Triplette14412:291105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandCleveland12/08/13A.TalibCBJerome Boger14310:231100YesNoYesDefense
CarolinaNew Orleans12/08/13B.BellTWalt Anderson14415:0011010NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisArizona12/08/13T.JohnsonCBWalt Coleman14403:37275NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoSeattle12/08/13A.BooneGClete Blakeman14410:433710NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloJacksonville12/15/13E.WoodCRon Winter15301:22350YesNoNoOffense
New OrleansSt. Louis12/15/13C.BrownTMike Carey15200:153210NoNoNoOffense
ArizonaTennessee12/15/13A.CasonDBPete Morelli15312:033105NoNoNoDefense
MiamiBuffalo12/22/13P.WheelerLBClete Blakeman16305:21375NoNoNoDefense
DenverHouston12/22/13C.ClarkTEd Hochuli16301:5011010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsDetroit12/22/13M.PattersonDTJerome Boger16406:301105NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghGreen Bay12/22/13C.HeywardDTCarl Cheffers16310:05360NoYesNoDefense
OaklandSan Diego12/22/13T.PashosTWalt Anderson16112:343100YesNoNoOffense
OaklandSan Diego12/22/13J.HunterDEWalt Anderson16110:461102NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreNew England12/22/13A.JonesDERon Winter16210:14285NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreNew England12/22/13A.ShipleyCRon Winter16306:432910NoNoYesOffense
San FranciscoAtlanta12/23/13T.BrockCBWalt Coleman16403:341105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandBuffalo12/29/13Cha.JonesDEEd Hochuli17302:30346NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CitySan Diego12/29/13R.WatkinsTBill Leavy17301:463100YesNoNoOffense
Green BaySan Francisco01/05/14D.BakhtiariTEd Hochuli18200:342410NoNoYesOffense
SeattleNew Orleans01/11/14C.AvrilDETerry McAulay19402:001100YesNoYesDefense
DenverSan Diego01/12/14R.AyersDEClete Blakeman19414:251105NoNoYesDefense
Totals2.621.968.5653223253