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

2015 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
PittsburghNew England09/10/15K.BeachumT1401:1711010NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleCarolina09/13/15B.LinderG1107:09360YesNoYesOffense
WashingtonMiami09/13/15C.CulliverDB1200:583110YesNoYesDefense
BuffaloIndianapolis09/13/15R.DarbyCB1305:111100YesNoYesDefense
Kansas CityHouston09/13/15J.ReidT1207:332110YesNoNoOffense
San DiegoDetroit09/13/15D.ButlerILB1410:241105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsDallas09/13/15R.Ayers Jr.DE1105:57355NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaSan Francisco09/14/15E.GriffenDE1306:042105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityDenver09/17/15D.SorensenDB2206:27005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Kansas CityDenver09/17/15D.StephensonT2412:472100NoYesYesOffense
HoustonCarolina09/20/15J.AdamsT2204:50390YesNoNoOffense
BuffaloNew England09/20/15J.MillerG2209:18330YesNoYesOffense
BuffaloNew England09/20/15S.HendersonT2407:4411010NoNoYesOffense
TennesseeCleveland09/20/15Unnamed2115:0011010NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeCleveland09/20/15T.LewanT2113:563190YesNoNoOffense
TennesseeCleveland09/20/15Z.BrownILB2107:301255NoNoNoDefense
ClevelandTennessee09/20/15D.BryantDE2407:543135NoNoYesDefense
AtlantaN.Y. Giants09/20/15K.BiermannOLB2311:00340YesNoNoDefense
WashingtonSt. Louis09/20/15B.BreelandCB2305:191105NoNoYesDefense
St. LouisWashington09/20/15J.CookTE2305:1311015NoNoNoOffense
MinnesotaDetroit09/20/15E.GriffenDE2405:153115NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansTampa Bay09/20/15Unnamed2109:23350YesNoYesDefense
New OrleansTampa Bay09/20/15T.LelitoC2401:2411010NoNoYesOffense
MiamiJacksonville09/20/15T.FedeDE2105:161100YesNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleMiami09/20/15J.ParnellT2302:493410NoNoYesOffense
MiamiJacksonville09/20/15W.AikensDB2405:38325NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaDallas09/20/15D.RyansILB2201:312155NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaDallas09/20/15J.PetersT2404:131100NoYesYesOffense
DallasPhiladelphia09/20/15M.ClaiborneCB2404:131100NoYesNoDefense
Green BaySeattle09/20/15J.SittonG2113:1111010NoNoYesOffense
Green BaySeattle09/20/15J.JanisWR2100:51445NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisN.Y. Jets09/21/15E.WaldenOLB2114:341100YesNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsWashington09/24/15J.HosleyCB3412:03420YesNoYesDefense
CarolinaNew Orleans09/27/15K.EalyDE3305:261105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsPhiladelphia09/27/15Q.CoplesOLB3401:143165NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghSt. Louis09/27/15K.BeachumT3208:1511010NoNoNoOffense
BaltimoreCincinnati09/27/15R.MelvinCB3109:451105NoNoYesDefense
TennesseeIndianapolis09/27/15B.SchwenkeC3313:3311010NoNoYesOffense
San FranciscoArizona09/27/15K.AckerCB3100:55284NoNoNoDefense
MiamiBuffalo09/27/15D.ShelbyDE3300:41325NoNoYesDefense
Green BayKansas City09/28/15T.MontgomeryWR3202:4021010NoNoYesOffense
BaltimorePittsburgh10/01/15L.WebbCB4202:00265NoNoNoDefense
ChicagoOakland10/04/15T.PorterDB4312:41335NoNoYesDefense
HoustonAtlanta10/04/15J.ClowneyOLB4105:312125NoNoNoDefense
HoustonAtlanta10/04/15E.PleasantDB4215:001155NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia10/04/15B.BreelandCB4406:154510NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayCarolina10/04/15J.SmithDE4105:46355NoNoYesDefense
San DiegoCleveland10/04/15S.WilliamsCB4200:31215NoNoYesDefense
St. LouisArizona10/04/15Unnamed4305:171105NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansDallas10/04/15K.LewisCB4100:35295NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansDallas10/04/15D.BreauxDB4310:303105NoNoYesDefense
DallasNew Orleans10/04/15M.ClaiborneCB4410:07410YesNoNoDefense
DetroitSeattle10/05/15Unnamed4301:43377NoNoNoOffense
SeattleDetroit10/05/15B.IrvinOLB4413:271105NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoKansas City10/11/15C.Leno JrT5303:40350YesNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleTampa Bay10/11/15A.CannG5109:02340YesNoNoOffense
Tampa BayJacksonville10/11/15T.JenningsDB5311:26380YesNoYesDefense
BaltimoreCleveland10/11/15J.BabinOLB5301:22395NoNoYesDefense
TennesseeBuffalo10/11/15T.LewanT5200:30219NoNoYesOffense
TennesseeBuffalo10/11/15T.LewanT5414:17280YesNoYesOffense
Green BaySt. Louis10/11/15R.RodgersTE5411:504910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitArizona10/11/15C.FullerWR5106:1741110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaDetroit10/11/15P.PetersonCB5106:091105NoNoNoDefense
New EnglandDallas10/11/15T.BrownCB5104:57330NoYesNoDefense
DallasNew England10/11/15R.LearyG5104:57330NoYesYesOffense
DallasNew England10/11/15G.HardyDE5101:461105NoNoYesDefense
DallasNew England10/11/15M.ClaiborneCB5205:571105NoNoYesDefense
DallasNew England10/11/15R.McClainMLB5310:20235NoNoYesDefense
OaklandDenver10/11/15K.MackDE5303:441105NoNoYesDefense
AtlantaNew Orleans10/15/15W.MooreSS6408:22231NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsWashington10/18/15S.RichardsonDE6409:56395NoNoYesDefense
ArizonaPittsburgh10/18/15M.LeachLS6306:2042610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloCincinnati10/18/15J.HughesDE6105:261105NoNoYesDefense
Green BaySan Diego10/18/15D.JonesDE6400:391100YesNoYesDefense
New EnglandIndianapolis10/18/15S.VollmerT6200:333710NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleBuffalo10/25/15A.BranchDE7301:281105NoNoYesDefense
HoustonMiami10/25/15C.ClarkT7105:273130YesNoNoOffense
New EnglandN.Y. Jets10/25/15J.ColemanCB7108:462105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandN.Y. Jets10/25/15M.ButlerCB7306:05270NoYesYesDefense
Kansas CityPittsburgh10/25/15D.FordLB7208:221105NoNoYesDefense
IndianapolisNew Orleans10/25/15D.McDonaldDB7406:534155NoNoYesSpecial Teams
TennesseeAtlanta10/25/15A.BlacksonDE7204:401105NoNoYesDefense
San DiegoOakland10/25/15B.FlowersCB7110:032225NoNoYesDefense
DallasN.Y. Giants10/25/15R.McClainMLB7201:41336NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityDetroit11/01/15H.AbdullahFS8111:20275NoNoYesDefense
DetroitKansas City11/01/15N.LawsonCB8305:58265NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoSt. Louis11/01/15E.HaroldOLB8201:19265NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaCleveland11/01/15T.MathieuFS8311:412105NoNoNoDefense
OaklandN.Y. Jets11/01/15R.HudsonC8414:1121010NoNoYesOffense
OaklandN.Y. Jets11/01/15T.CarrieCB8406:30310YesNoYesDefense
DenverGreen Bay11/01/15R.HarrisT8114:252100NoYesYesOffense
DenverGreen Bay11/01/15M.GarciaC8200:5822010NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloMiami11/08/15R.IncognitoC9304:331100NoYesYesOffense
BuffaloMiami11/08/15N.BradhamOLB9302:211105NoNoYesDefense
OaklandPittsburgh11/08/15D.AmersonCB9306:581105NoNoNoDefense
AtlantaSan Francisco11/08/15K.IshmaelSS9414:062100YesNoNoDefense
DenverIndianapolis11/08/15K.WebsterCB9107:32255NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaDallas11/08/15M.KendricksILB9215:001105NoNoNoDefense
MiamiPhiladelphia11/15/15N.SuhDT10414:102105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaOakland11/15/15C.MunnerlynCB10205:59380YesNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsNew England11/15/15E.FlowersT10312:3811010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. GiantsNew England11/15/15Unnamed10407:071115NoNoYesDefense
DenverKansas City11/15/15K.WebsterCB10200:562100NoYesYesDefense
Kansas CityDenver11/15/15M.PetersCB10302:08365NoNoNoDefense
CincinnatiHouston11/16/15D.KirkpatrickCB10307:59385NoNoYesDefense
IndianapolisAtlanta11/22/15V.DavisCB11310:27353NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayPhiladelphia11/22/15J.HawleyC11307:3721010NoNoNoOffense
CarolinaWashington11/22/15J.NormanCB11108:362120YesNoYesDefense
CincinnatiArizona11/22/15V.BurfictOLB11214:011105NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaCincinnati11/22/15J.BethelCB11404:25330YesNoYesDefense
ArizonaCincinnati11/22/15J.PowersCB11402:042105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CitySan Diego11/22/15D.PoeNT11109:49295NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CitySan Diego11/22/15T.KelceTE11102:090010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitPhiladelphia11/26/15L.TomlinsonG12309:4911010NoNoYesOffense
MinnesotaAtlanta11/29/15T.JohnsonDT12209:431105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaAtlanta11/29/15T.JohnsonDT12309:012155NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayIndianapolis11/29/15H.JonesDE12411:301105NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoArizona11/29/15T.BrockCB12311:38242NoNoYesDefense
San FranciscoArizona11/29/15C.CarradineOLB12414:08385NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghSeattle11/29/15M.GilbertT12302:1011010NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandDenver11/29/15S.VollmerT12412:3411010NoNoNoOffense
BaltimoreCleveland11/30/15B.WilliamsNT12207:011105NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsN.Y. Jets12/06/15T.McBrideCB13200:16245NoNoYesDefense
HoustonBuffalo12/06/15D.BrownT13114:5411010NoNoNoOffense
MiamiBaltimore12/06/15B.TurnerG13109:13360YesNoYesOffense
CarolinaNew Orleans12/06/15K.EalyDE13409:251105NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayAtlanta12/06/15A.SpenceDT13213:061105NoNoYesDefense
OaklandKansas City12/06/15N.ThorpeDB13110:250010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaNew England12/06/15J.PetersT13112:253140YesNoNoOffense
DallasWashington12/07/15B.JonesCB13301:38230YesNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaBuffalo12/13/15J.PetersT14205:2111010NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloPhiladelphia12/13/15J.MillerG14201:5621010NoNoNoOffense
HoustonNew England12/13/15E.PleasantDB14107:28320YesNoYesDefense
CarolinaAtlanta12/13/15M.RemmersT14306:232140YesNoYesOffense
Tampa BayNew Orleans12/13/15H.JonesDE14305:133155NoNoYesDefense
SeattleBaltimore12/13/15J.LaneCB14308:103115NoNoNoDefense
MiamiN.Y. Giants12/14/15Unnamed14200:134710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsDallas12/19/15J.CumberlandTE15100:30005NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsDallas12/19/15B.WintersG15202:57377NoNoNoOffense
IndianapolisHouston12/20/15J.ReitzG15407:272130YesNoYesOffense
TennesseeNew England12/20/15T.LewanT15214:00390YesNoNoOffense
BuffaloWashington12/20/15S.CharlesDT15411:521105NoNoNoDefense
OaklandGreen Bay12/20/15D.AmersonCB15214:242115NoNoYesDefense
DenverPittsburgh12/20/15V.WalkerDE15102:241105NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghDenver12/20/15A.MoatsOLB15204:361205NoNoYesDefense
DetroitNew Orleans12/21/15K.ThorntonDT15103:581105NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansDetroit12/21/15B.BrownerDB15204:32150YesNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsNew England12/27/15J.LattimoreLB16214:51495NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsMinnesota12/27/15J.PughG16305:31330YesNoNoOffense
Tampa BayChicago12/27/15D.SmithT16100:133510NoNoYesOffense
Green BayArizona12/27/15D.BarclayT16201:05350YesNoNoOffense
ArizonaGreen Bay12/27/15T.LarsenG16410:423610NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiDenver12/28/15R.MaualugaMLB16106:131105NoNoNoDefense
DenverCincinnati12/28/15R.HarrisT16210:5011010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. JetsBuffalo01/03/16D.RevisDB17315:001105NoNoNoDefense
New EnglandMiami01/03/16M.CannonG17208:25360YesNoNoOffense
MiamiNew England01/03/16D.ColemanDT17312:59164NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreCincinnati01/03/16S.WrightDB17307:332130YesNoNoDefense
PittsburghCleveland01/03/16S.McLendonNT17211:532105NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeIndianapolis01/03/16J.CaseyDT17209:42215NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants01/03/16D.RiceDB17110:05370NoYesNoDefense
Green BayMinnesota01/03/16B.RajiDT17412:07245NoNoYesDefense
San DiegoDenver01/03/16C.MagerCB17200:44320YesNoNoDefense
ArizonaSeattle01/03/16R.GunterNT17402:591105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityNew England01/16/16D.StephensonT19211:40370YesNoNoOffense
New EnglandKansas City01/16/16A.HicksDE19302:45435NoNoYesDefense
ArizonaGreen Bay01/16/16M.GoldenDE19100:43350NoYesYesDefense
ArizonaGreen Bay01/16/16F.RuckerDE19213:08346NoNoYesDefense
Totals2.472.18.48754381194
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