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

2017 Stats

Totals By Referee/Crew

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 TotalPer Game
Bill Vinovich164161310.
Brad Allen169501630.563.130.060.380.19
Carl Cheffers1510571550.673.800.070.330.33
Clete Blakeman163203120.
Craig Wrolstad153203120.201.330.200.070.13
Ed Hochuli177542520.413.
Gene Steratore179541540.533.
Jeff Triplette1612813480.755.
Jerome Boger157394250.472.600.270.130.33
John Hussey164302220.251.880.130.130.13
John Parry154304130.
Pete Morelli141101010.070.710.070.000.07
Ron Torbert166391240.382.440.060.130.25
Terry McAulay151104100.070.670.270.070.00
Tony Corrente1710543460.593.
Walt Anderson169606450.563.750.380.250.31
Walt Coleman1511664650.734.400.270.400.33