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

2018 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.38 Illegal Use of Hands penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16210120420040
Atlanta1615010745052
Baltimore17315012417313
Buffalo1621502000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago17210002523141
Cincinnati16330012210020
Cleveland1612010319030
Dallas1821020215101
Denver16315103220020
Detroit16741234210111
Green Bay1600000215202
Houston1700000420122
Indianapolis18210111110001
Jacksonville16221011320012
Kansas City18545014315121
LA Rams19420031315121
LA Chargers1831400315001
Miami16215120325121
Minnesota1684514411110
New England1928202750125
New Orleans181500115001
N.Y. Giants16320130221011
N.Y. Jets1642012200000
Oakland16215102215011
Philadelphia1821001115310
Pittsburgh16425331110010
San Francisco1615001315003
Seattle17210011315121
Tampa Bay161500100100
Tennessee1600100215111
Washington16215220315003
Totals2677646120354176461204135
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