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

Penalties By Week

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

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WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
2162101110
3166503320
415000030
6146352410
7142151111
Totals75161107981

Penalties By Week - Per Game

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

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WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
2160.130.630.060.060.060
3160.383.130.190.190.130
41500000.20
6140.432.50.140.290.070
7140.141.070.070.070.070.07
Totals751.087.330.460.610.530.07
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