Illegal Use of Hands
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.
10 yards if committed by offense; 5 yards and automatic first down if committed by defense
- View Illegal Use of Hands Penalties By:
- Teams - Per Game
- Down and Distance
- Complete Penalty Log
Down 0 (Zero) are penalties on plays that didn't have a "Down", such as kickoffs and extra point attempts.
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