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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

Penalties By Season

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
2020269503442129184
2021167404330
2009267392441821145
2010267382501820178
2011267755113837212
2012267815184140190
2013267755323738232
2014267167112587805019
201526711975468513811
2016267916114843343
20172671106905258395
2018267764613541182
2019267996004554437
Totals32221027668051251533768


Penalties By Season - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
20202690.191.280.080.110.070.01
2021160.442.500.250.190.190.00
20092670.150.910.070.080.050.02
20102670.140.940.070.070.060.03
20112670.281.910.140.140.080.01
20122670.301.940.150.150.070.00
20132670.281.990.140.140.090.01
20142670.634.210.330.300.190.07
20152670.452.820.250.190.140.04
20162670.342.290.180.160.130.01
20172670.412.580.190.220.150.02
20182670.281.730.130.150.070.01
20192670.372.250.170.200.160.03
Totals32220.322.070.160.160.100.02