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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AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
ChicagoN.Y. Giants09/20/20A.HicksDT2215:002105NoNoYesDefense
CarolinaTampa Bay09/20/20D.BrownDT2305:523115NoNoNoDefense
Las VegasNew Orleans09/21/20C.FerrellDE2405:24310YesNoYesDefense
Las VegasNew England09/27/20J.SimpsonG3212:101100YesNoNoOffense
San FranciscoN.Y. Giants09/27/20D.BrunskillG3101:213410NoNoNoOffense
LA ChargersCarolina09/27/20D.FeeneyG3302:1721010NoNoYesOffense
LA ChargersCarolina09/27/20R.GroyG3405:2911010NoNoYesOffense
Tampa BayDenver09/27/20T.WirfsT3411:3821010NoNoNoOffense
SeattleDallas09/27/20D.MooreDE3400:31270YesNoYesDefense
BaltimoreKansas City09/28/20J.SmithCB3108:391105NoNoYesDefense
Kansas CityBaltimore09/28/20C.JonesDT3407:422105NoNoNoDefense
ArizonaCarolina10/04/20C.PetersNT4415:003120YesNoNoDefense
CincinnatiJacksonville10/04/20W.JacksonCB4208:09270YesNoYesDefense
MinnesotaHouston10/04/20B.O'NeillT4111:19380YesNoNoOffense
DenverNew England10/18/20D.DotsonT6300:46340YesNoNoOffense
Kansas CityBuffalo10/19/20B.BreelandCB6203:36355NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityBuffalo10/19/20C.WardCB6408:06255NoNoNoDefense
CarolinaChicago10/18/20R.DouglasCB6200:232105NoNoYesDefense
IndianapolisCincinnati10/18/20G.StewartNT6212:132105NoNoYesDefense
DetroitJacksonville10/18/20J.DahlG6206:332710NoNoNoOffense
AtlantaMinnesota10/18/20K.SheffieldCB6406:401105NoNoNoDefense
Totals2.752.158.1495709
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