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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.5 Illegal Use of Hands penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona70010000000
Atlanta71500100000
Baltimore61501015010
Buffalo700000210020
Carolina7210011220202
Chicago71511015001
Cincinnati70010015001
Cleveland70000000000
Dallas70000000100
Denver600100110010
Detroit611000100000
Green Bay611000115001
Houston715010110110
Indianapolis61501000000
Jacksonville700000110110
Kansas City731500315001
Las Vegas60020000000
LA Rams70000000100
LA Chargers622002000000
Miami60000000000
Minnesota60010015010
New England60000000200
New Orleans60010000100
N.Y. Giants700000215011
N.Y. Jets70000000000
Philadelphia70000000000
Pittsburgh60000000000
San Francisco711000100000
Seattle60010000000
Tampa Bay711000115010
Tennessee60000000000
Washington70000000000
Totals1051611097916110997
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