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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AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
BaltimoreDenver09/05/13T.SuggsOLB1309:061105NoNoNoDefense
BuffaloNew England09/08/13C.GlennT1104:0011010NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloNew England09/08/13K.UrbikG1302:183110NoNoYesOffense
ClevelandMiami09/08/13O.CousinsT1212:55288NoNoYesOffense
IndianapolisOakland09/08/13E.WaldenOLB1307:541105NoNoYesDefense
Green BaySan Francisco09/08/13J.SittonG1211:5711010NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaWashington09/09/13C.ThorntonDE1200:521100YesNoNoDefense
HoustonTennessee09/15/13J.WattDE2110:36375NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityDallas09/15/13J.AsamoahG2104:14310YesNoYesOffense
DetroitArizona09/15/13W.YoungLB2301:49355NoNoNoDefense
DenverN.Y. Giants09/15/13K.VickersonDT2305:31195NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsDenver09/15/13C.WebsterCB2302:02380YesNoYesDefense
JacksonvilleOakland09/15/13W.RackleyG2107:50370YesNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleOakland09/15/13E.MonroeT2304:1021910NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleOakland09/15/13J.BabinDE2300:46395NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaCleveland09/22/13B.RobisonDE3210:121105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsBuffalo09/22/13S.RichardsonDE3412:161100YesNoYesDefense
New OrleansArizona09/22/13K.LewisCB3213:58340YesNoYesDefense
WashingtonDetroit09/22/13Unnamed3412:381100YesNoYesDefense
IndianapolisSan Francisco09/22/13M.McGlynnG3208:133610NoNoNoOffense
ClevelandCincinnati09/29/13D.BryantDE4215:003135NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoDetroit09/29/13K.LongG4304:053810NoNoNoOffense
IndianapolisJacksonville09/29/13J.LinkenbachT4202:2211010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsTennessee09/29/13W.ColonG4204:073610NoNoNoOffense
AtlantaNew England09/29/13R.AlfordCB4310:51380YesNoYesDefense
New OrleansMiami09/30/13K.VaccaroSS4307:372185NoNoYesDefense
DenverDallas10/06/13K.VickersonDT5114:20260YesNoNoDefense
DenverDallas10/06/13K.VickersonDT5414:271100YesNoNoDefense
ChicagoN.Y. Giants10/10/13Z.MinterDT6211:092100YesNoYesDefense
BaltimoreGreen Bay10/13/13M.YandaG6214:4121510NoNoYesOffense
St. LouisHouston10/13/13Unnamed6407:381105NoNoNoDefense
CarolinaMinnesota10/13/13R.KalilC6111:3211010NoNoNoOffense
CarolinaMinnesota10/13/13J.SennLB6401:24465NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonDallas10/13/13R.JacksonOLB6109:27184NoNoNoDefense
DallasWashington10/13/13T.FrederickC6207:1811010NoNoYesOffense
DallasWashington10/13/13N.HaydenDT6407:59285NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayAtlanta10/20/13D.JosephG7405:1741310NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaDallas10/20/13T.HerremansG7207:14370YesNoYesOffense
ChicagoWashington10/20/13L.CohenDE7203:471105NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeSan Francisco10/20/13Unnamed7212:023110YesNoYesOffense
MiamiNew England10/27/13R.IncognitoC8209:550010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandMiami10/27/13C.WhiteLB8203:43005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiNew England10/27/13P.SoliaiDT8412:491105NoNoNoDefense
CincinnatiN.Y. Jets10/27/13D.KirkpatrickCB8300:40240YesNoYesDefense
St. LouisSeattle10/28/13T.JohnsonCB8110:45285NoNoYesDefense
SeattleSt. Louis10/28/13J.SweezyG8110:391107NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisSeattle10/28/13H.DahlG8208:3711010NoNoYesOffense
DallasMinnesota11/03/13M.BernadeauG9405:092610NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansN.Y. Jets11/03/13B.GrubbsG9409:2311010NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisTennessee11/03/13J.CudjoDT9112:321105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaWashington11/07/13M.KalilT10410:03360YesNoYesOffense
BuffaloPittsburgh11/10/13E.PearsT10402:001100NoYesNoOffense
HoustonArizona11/10/13J.ByrneTE10313:341108NoNoNoOffense
New OrleansDallas11/10/13K.VaccaroSS10313:37385NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansDallas11/10/13C.BrownT10307:433411NoNoYesOffense
ChicagoBaltimore11/17/13Z.BowmanDB11213:3242410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiSan Diego11/17/13O.VernonDE11203:391105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia11/17/13D.AmersonCB11205:331105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaWashington11/17/13J.PetersT11313:0711010NoNoYesOffense
Tampa BayAtlanta11/17/13J.MeredithT11102:08330YesNoYesOffense
Tampa BayAtlanta11/17/13A.HaywardOLB11309:262105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsGreen Bay11/17/13W.BeattyT11411:23370YesNoYesOffense
CarolinaNew England11/18/13M.WhiteCB11213:09425NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaGreen Bay11/24/13J.AllenLB12412:063103NoNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleHouston11/24/13B.MeesterC12408:083310NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisChicago11/24/13S.WellsC12405:5911010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. GiantsDallas11/24/13L.JosephDT12114:191105NoNoYesDefense
DallasN.Y. Giants11/24/13J.WynnDT12102:53355NoNoNoDefense
DenverNew England11/24/13K.WebsterCB12409:451195NoNoNoDefense
DenverKansas City12/01/13C.HarrisCB13411:362105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaArizona12/01/13C.ThorntonDE13306:091105NoNoYesDefense
BuffaloAtlanta12/01/13K.WilliamsDT13205:15330YesNoYesDefense
BuffaloAtlanta12/01/13S.GilmoreCB13312:432145NoNoYesDefense
St. LouisSan Francisco12/01/13T.JohnsonCB13104:531105NoNoNoDefense
SeattleNew Orleans12/02/13R.OkungT13207:2511010NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansSeattle12/02/13C.BrownT13312:541108NoNoNoOffense
HoustonJacksonville12/05/13R.HarrisT14206:532610NoNoNoOffense
CincinnatiIndianapolis12/08/13K.CookC14308:343410NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiIndianapolis12/08/13W.GilberryDE14412:291105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandCleveland12/08/13A.TalibCB14310:231100YesNoYesDefense
CarolinaNew Orleans12/08/13B.BellT14415:0011010NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisArizona12/08/13T.JohnsonCB14403:37275NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoSeattle12/08/13A.BooneG14410:433710NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloJacksonville12/15/13E.WoodC15301:22350YesNoNoOffense
New OrleansSt. Louis12/15/13C.BrownT15200:153210NoNoNoOffense
ArizonaTennessee12/15/13A.CasonDB15312:033105NoNoNoDefense
MiamiBuffalo12/22/13P.WheelerLB16305:21375NoNoNoDefense
DenverHouston12/22/13C.ClarkT16301:5011010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsDetroit12/22/13M.PattersonDT16406:301105NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghGreen Bay12/22/13C.HeywardDT16310:05360NoYesNoDefense
OaklandSan Diego12/22/13T.PashosT16112:343100YesNoNoOffense
OaklandSan Diego12/22/13J.HunterDE16110:461102NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreNew England12/22/13A.JonesDE16210:14285NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreNew England12/22/13A.ShipleyC16306:432910NoNoYesOffense
San FranciscoAtlanta12/23/13T.BrockCB16403:341105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandBuffalo12/29/13Cha.JonesDE17302:30346NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CitySan Diego12/29/13R.WatkinsT17301:463100YesNoNoOffense
Green BaySan Francisco01/05/14D.BakhtiariT18200:342410NoNoYesOffense
SeattleNew Orleans01/11/14C.AvrilDE19402:001100YesNoYesDefense
DenverSan Diego01/12/14R.AyersDE19414:251105NoNoYesDefense
Totals2.621.968.5653223253
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