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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

2020 Stats

Penalty Log

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AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosRef CrewWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
ChicagoN.Y. Giants09/20/20A.HicksDTBill Vinovich2215:002105NoNoYesDefense
CarolinaTampa Bay09/20/20D.BrownDTJohn Hussey2305:523115NoNoNoDefense
Las VegasNew Orleans09/21/20C.FerrellDEShawn Hochuli2405:24310YesNoYesDefense
Las VegasNew England09/27/20J.SimpsonGRon Torbert3212:101100YesNoNoOffense
San FranciscoN.Y. Giants09/27/20D.BrunskillGClay Martin3101:213410NoNoNoOffense
LA ChargersCarolina09/27/20D.FeeneyGTony Corrente3302:1721010NoNoYesOffense
LA ChargersCarolina09/27/20R.GroyGTony Corrente3405:2911010NoNoYesOffense
Tampa BayDenver09/27/20T.WirfsTLand Clark3411:3821010NoNoNoOffense
SeattleDallas09/27/20Da.MooreDECarl Cheffers3400:31270YesNoYesDefense
BaltimoreKansas City09/28/20J.SmithCBJohn Hussey3108:391105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityBaltimore09/28/20C.JonesDTJohn Hussey3407:422105NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaCarolina10/04/20C.PetersNTRon Torbert4415:003120YesNoNoDefense
CincinnatiJacksonville10/04/20W.Jackson IIICBAlex Kemp4208:09270YesNoYesDefense
MinnesotaHouston10/04/20B.O'NeillTBrad Rogers4111:19380YesNoNoOffense
DenverNew England10/18/20D.DotsonTScott Novak6300:46340YesNoNoOffense
Kansas CityBuffalo10/19/20B.BreelandCBRon Torbert6203:36355NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityBuffalo10/19/20C.WardCBRon Torbert6408:06255NoNoNoDefense
CarolinaChicago10/18/20R.DouglasCBAdrian Hill6200:232105NoNoYesDefense
IndianapolisCincinnati10/18/20G.StewartNTLand Clark6212:132105NoNoYesDefense
DetroitJacksonville10/18/20J.DahlGShawn Hochuli6206:332710NoNoNoOffense
AtlantaMinnesota10/18/20K.SheffieldCBCraig Wrolstad6406:401105NoNoNoDefense
HoustonGreen Bay10/25/20E.MurrayDBClay Martin7113:39325NoNoYesDefense
Green BayHouston10/25/20K.HollmanCBClay Martin7412:174410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New OrleansCarolina10/25/20M.LattimoreCBCraig Wrolstad7314:07320NoYesYesDefense
ChicagoLA Rams10/26/20A.HicksDTBill Vinovich7106:272100YesNoNoDefense
BuffaloNew England11/01/20E.OliverDTClete Blakeman8103:223185NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandBuffalo11/01/20S.MasonGClete Blakeman8305:5211010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsKansas City11/01/20A.LewisTLand Clark8414:062100YesNoNoOffense
MiamiLA Rams11/01/20UnnamedJohn Hussey8307:38270YesNoYesDefense
MiamiLA Rams11/01/20T.HayesCBJohn Hussey8411:551100YesNoYesDefense
Tampa BayN.Y. Giants11/02/20C.DavisCBBrad Rogers8413:10340YesNoNoDefense
Kansas CityCarolina11/08/20C.JonesDTClay Martin9113:471105NoNoYesDefense
CarolinaKansas City11/08/20C.ReedGClay Martin9401:0511010NoNoNoOffense
ChicagoTennessee11/08/20R.CowardTRon Torbert9200:5411510NoNoNoOffense
WashingtonN.Y. Giants11/08/20M.MosesTShawn Hochuli9214:1931410NoNoYesOffense
MiamiArizona11/08/20T.KarrasCCarl Cheffers9213:531100NoYesNoOffense
CarolinaTampa Bay11/15/20Y.Gross-MatosDELand Clark10307:311105NoNoYesDefense
Tampa BayCarolina11/15/20R.JensenCLand Clark10306:522910NoNoNoOffense
WashingtonDetroit11/15/20D.SharpeTAlex Kemp10402:03358NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants11/15/20A.SingletonLBClay Martin10409:281105NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaBuffalo11/15/20D.KirkpatrickCBCraig Wrolstad10310:49285NoNoYesDefense
San FranciscoNew Orleans11/15/20M.HarrisLBBrad Rogers10314:561100NoYesNoDefense
CarolinaDetroit11/22/20M.SchofieldGRon Torbert11200:3021010NoNoYesOffense
CarolinaDetroit11/22/20D.BrownDTRon Torbert11301:591105NoNoYesDefense
New EnglandHouston11/22/20I.MackDTJohn Hussey11208:321105NoNoNoDefense
LA ChargersDenver11/01/20M.DavisCBCarl Cheffers8207:562100NoYesNoDefense
Kansas CityLas Vegas11/22/20E.FisherTCarl Cheffers11211:4711010NoNoNoOffense
Las VegasAtlanta11/29/20B.ParkerTLand Clark12214:2721310NoNoNoOffense
IndianapolisTennessee11/29/20R.Ya-SinCBJohn Hussey12206:25332NoNoYesDefense
ArizonaNew England11/29/20P.PetersonCBBill Vinovich12407:231105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityTampa Bay11/29/20B.BreelandCBShawn Hochuli12404:14270YesNoNoDefense
SeattlePhiladelphia11/30/20M.IupatiGBrad Allen12114:3111010NoNoNoOffense
SeattlePhiladelphia11/30/20T.FlowersCBBrad Allen12202:461105NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansAtlanta12/06/20M.LattimoreCBAdrian Hill13408:201105NoNoNoDefense
HoustonIndianapolis12/06/20E.MurrayDBScott Novak13405:12225NoNoYesDefense
WashingtonPittsburgh12/07/20M.MosesTJohn Hussey13314:561109NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeCleveland12/06/20D.QuessenberryGClete Blakeman13402:264110NoNoYesOffense
LA ChargersNew England12/06/20J.TilleryDTCarl Cheffers13202:473195NoNoYesDefense
HoustonChicago12/13/20Z.FultonGLand Clark14302:12410YesNoNoOffense
Green BayDetroit12/13/20R.RamseyLBAlex Kemp14410:101105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaTampa Bay12/13/20J.GladneyCBBrad Allen14209:301100YesNoNoDefense
LA ChargersAtlanta12/13/20K.Murray Jr.LBTony Corrente14103:21225NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreCleveland12/14/20M.PetersCBBill Vinovich14213:561105NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreCleveland12/14/20D.HarrisCBBill Vinovich14302:45355NoNoNoDefense
N.Y. GiantsCleveland12/20/20S.LemieuxGShawn Hochuli15410:323100YesNoYesOffense
LA ChargersDenver12/27/20T.TurnerGShawn Hochuli16204:2311015NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiHouston12/27/20C.LawsonDEBrad Rogers16202:13330YesNoNoDefense
WashingtonCarolina12/27/20D.PayneDTCarl Cheffers16212:13235NoNoYesDefense
TennesseeGreen Bay12/27/20R.EvansLBBrad Allen16103:003105NoNoNoDefense
DallasN.Y. Giants01/03/21A.SmithDEBrad Allen17200:521100YesNoNoDefense
BaltimoreTennessee01/10/21J.SmithCBJerome Boger18209:16295NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayNew Orleans01/17/21J.DeanCBShawn Hochuli19301:42345NoNoNoDefense
Totals2.6828.3234418428