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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

2018 Stats

Penalty Log

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AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosRef CrewWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
PittsburghCleveland09/09/18M.GilbertTShawn Smith1308:3521210NoNoNoOffense
MinnesotaSan Francisco09/09/18E.GriffenDEClay Martin1108:532105NoNoYesDefense
JacksonvilleN.Y. Giants09/09/18A.NorwellGCraig Wrolstad1208:182911NoNoNoOffense
ArizonaWashington09/09/18A.BetheaSSWalt Coleman1309:042105NoNoYesDefense
LA RamsOakland09/10/18S.EbukamLBRon Torbert1415:001105NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreCincinnati09/13/18T.SuggsOLBWalt Anderson2215:003135NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityPittsburgh09/16/18L.Duvernay-TardifGJerome Boger2414:5411010NoNoNoOffense
OaklandDenver09/16/18K.OsemeleTJohn Hussey2307:1911010NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleNew England09/16/18A.NorwellGCarl Cheffers2212:233710NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansAtlanta09/23/18J.BromleyDTWalt Anderson3409:591105NoNoNoDefense
DenverBaltimore09/23/18T.DavisILBRon Torbert3112:081105NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoKansas City09/23/18A.ArmsteadDETony Corrente3103:401105NoNoNoDefense
OaklandMiami09/23/18R.MelvinCBShawn Hochuli3104:321100YesNoNoDefense
ChicagoArizona09/23/18J.BullardDTBill Vinovich3403:101105NoNoNoDefense
SeattleDallas09/23/18T.FlowersCBCarl Cheffers3407:511105NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghTampa Bay09/24/18D.McCullersDTPete Morelli3103:591100YesNoNoDefense
CincinnatiAtlanta09/30/18B.HartTShawn Smith4409:301910NoNoNoOffense
CincinnatiAtlanta09/30/18C.GlennTShawn Smith4400:5711010NoNoNoOffense
DallasDetroit09/30/18R.GregoryDEWalt Coleman4100:30330YesNoYesDefense
IndianapolisHouston09/30/18C.PhillipsDECarl Cheffers4310:302235NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsJacksonville09/30/18M.PennelDTClay Martin4302:031105NoNoNoDefense
SeattleArizona09/30/18Q.JeffersonDTJohn Hussey4205:241105NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghBaltimore09/30/18T.WattLBTony Corrente4113:21330YesNoYesDefense
PittsburghBaltimore09/30/18S.TuittDETony Corrente4410:171105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityDenver10/01/18L.Duvernay-TardifGCraig Wrolstad4411:183610NoNoNoOffense
ClevelandBaltimore10/07/18L.OgunjobiDTJohn Hussey5210:18242NoNoYesDefense
DetroitGreen Bay10/07/18F.RagnowCPete Morelli5111:2331110NoNoYesOffense
DetroitGreen Bay10/07/18R.WagnerTPete Morelli5209:13280NoYesYesOffense
PittsburghAtlanta10/07/18B.DupreeLBJohn Parry5208:503105NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghAtlanta10/07/18B.DupreeLBJohn Parry5301:221105NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/07/18M.RemmersTWalt Coleman5215:003130YesNoNoOffense
MinnesotaPhiladelphia10/07/18S.WeatherlyDEWalt Coleman5310:001105NoNoNoDefense
DallasHouston10/07/18R.GregoryDEBill Vinovich5412:22375NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsPhiladelphia10/11/18L.CarterLBRon Torbert6205:13330YesNoYesDefense
Tampa BayAtlanta10/14/18G.McCoyDTWalt Coleman6212:343115NoNoNoDefense
LA ChargersCleveland10/14/18J.AddaeDBBrad Allen6103:00365NoNoNoDefense
LA ChargersCleveland10/14/18B.FacysonCBBrad Allen6101:004164NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ArizonaMinnesota10/14/18H.ReddickLBJerome Boger6314:25260YesNoNoDefense
TennesseeBaltimore10/14/18M.ButlerCBCarl Cheffers6415:00270YesNoYesDefense
Kansas CityNew England10/14/18E.FisherTJohn Hussey6201:2811010NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandChicago10/21/18J.JacksonCBClay Martin7212:49440YesNoNoDefense
New EnglandChicago10/21/18J.JacksonCBClay Martin7211:18353NoNoNoDefense
New EnglandChicago10/21/18P.ChungSSClay Martin7404:231105NoNoNoDefense
DetroitMiami10/21/18N.LawsonCBJerome Boger7208:483105NoNoNoDefense
DetroitMiami10/21/18F.RagnowCJerome Boger7311:292310NoNoNoOffense
DetroitSeattle10/28/18T.TaborCBWalt Anderson8415:00355NoNoYesDefense
DetroitSeattle10/28/18T.TaborCBWalt Anderson8415:00350YesNoYesDefense
DenverKansas City10/28/18B.ChubbDEShawn Hochuli8314:541105NoNoNoDefense
DenverKansas City10/28/18B.RobyDBShawn Hochuli8414:571100YesNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsWashington10/28/18B.HillDTBill Vinovich8404:081105NoNoYesDefense
ArizonaSan Francisco10/28/18P.PetersonCBBrad Allen8404:06285NoNoYesDefense
MinnesotaNew Orleans10/28/18E.GriffenDECraig Wrolstad8413:58265NoNoYesDefense
PittsburghBaltimore11/04/18C.HeywardDTCraig Wrolstad9303:51350YesNoNoDefense
DetroitMinnesota11/04/18J.DavisLBPete Morelli9110:22181NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaDetroit11/04/18L.JosephDTPete Morelli9100:16295NoNoYesDefense
LA ChargersSeattle11/04/18D.JamesDBShawn Hochuli9406:342105NoNoNoDefense
DallasTennessee11/05/18B.JonesCBClete Blakeman9408:032130YesNoYesDefense
MiamiGreen Bay11/11/18A.BranchDEClay Martin10314:15340NoYesNoDefense
MinnesotaChicago11/18/18L.JosephDTJohn Parry11313:311105NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonHouston11/18/18T.SettleDTAlex Kemp11105:571105NoNoYesDefense
OaklandArizona11/18/18M.LeeMLBJerome Boger11107:351105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityLA Rams11/19/18S.NelsonCBClete Blakeman11109:29255NoNoNoDefense
LA RamsKansas City11/19/18A.DonaldDTClete Blakeman11314:011105NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoDetroit11/22/18A.HicksDTBrad Allen12404:45265NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonDallas11/22/18T.BergstromCRon Torbert12201:153100YesNoNoOffense
BuffaloJacksonville11/25/18R.BodineCWalt Coleman12202:2731510NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloJacksonville11/25/18S.LotuleleiDTWalt Coleman12411:111105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsNew England11/25/18N.ShepherdDTShawn Hochuli12211:08275NoNoYesDefense
AtlantaBaltimore12/02/18D.JonesLBBrad Allen13104:583155NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreAtlanta12/02/18Z.SmithLBBrad Allen13206:13225NoNoNoDefense
DenverCincinnati12/02/18V.MillerLBRon Torbert13201:51295NoNoNoDefense
DetroitLA Rams12/02/18D.HandDEJohn Parry13206:012205NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsChicago12/02/18M.EdwardsDEClay Martin13207:05365NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsTennessee12/02/18J.JenkinsLBJerome Boger13401:322105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaNew England12/02/18J.JohnsonDTCraig Wrolstad13404:411105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaWashington12/03/18N.BradhamOLBTony Corrente13102:111105NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonPhiladelphia12/03/18T.NsekheTTony Corrente13403:203180YesNoNoOffense
IndianapolisHouston12/09/18G.StewartNTBill Vinovich14103:062130YesNoNoDefense
IndianapolisHouston12/09/18G.StewartNTBill Vinovich14302:49325NoNoNoDefense
MiamiNew England12/09/18A.BranchDEPete Morelli14211:592105NoNoYesDefense
MiamiNew England12/09/18L.TunsilOLPete Morelli14312:3411010NoNoYesOffense
WashingtonN.Y. Giants12/09/18T.NsekheTCarl Cheffers14410:2311010NoNoYesOffense
DetroitArizona12/09/18A.RobinsonDTShawn Hochuli14403:131105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaSeattle12/10/18L.JosephDTBrad Allen14202:25415NoNoNoDefense
CincinnatiOakland12/16/18C.CoreWRAlex Kemp15115:000010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaMiami12/16/18P.ElfleinGWalt Coleman15304:513910NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. GiantsTennessee12/16/18J.BrownGShawn Hochuli15309:562910NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. JetsGreen Bay12/23/18M.ClaiborneCBRon Torbert16200:36345NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsNew England12/30/18M.PennelDTWalt Coleman17212:571100YesNoNoDefense
LA RamsSan Francisco12/30/18E.WestbrooksDTJerome Boger17110:401105NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreLA Chargers01/06/19M.HumphreyCBClete Blakeman18411:45385NoNoYesDefense
PhiladelphiaChicago01/06/19N.BradhamOLBTony Corrente18201:04335NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityIndianapolis01/12/19C.ErvingTJohn Hussey19414:1511010NoNoYesOffense
DallasLA Rams01/12/19B.JonesCBJohn Parry19204:133145NoNoNoDefense
LA RamsNew England02/03/19D.FowlerLBJohn Parry21402:521105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandLA Rams02/03/19T.BrownOLJohn Parry21402:301100YesNoNoOffense
Totals2.611.958.9146118242