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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

2021 Stats

Penalty Log

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AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosRef CrewWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
DallasTampa Bay09/09/21T.DiggsCBShawn Hochuli1100:59270YesNoNoDefense
DallasTampa Bay09/09/21T.DiggsCBShawn Hochuli1300:061105NoNoNoDefense
CarolinaN.Y. Jets09/12/21S.ThompsonLBClay Martin1210:111105NoNoYesDefense
CincinnatiMinnesota09/12/21T.HendricksonDEAdrian Hill1413:35355NoNoYesDefense
LA ChargersWashington09/12/21O.AboushiGAlex Kemp1405:592610NoNoNoOffense
MiamiNew England09/12/21Z.SielerDTClete Blakeman1307:071205NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansGreen Bay09/12/21C.Gardner-JohnsonDBCarl Cheffers1200:20365NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsDenver09/12/21W.HernandezGRon Torbert1403:014150YesNoYesOffense
LA RamsChicago09/12/21A.DonaldDTBrad Allen1300:43250YesNoYesDefense
Las VegasBaltimore09/13/21T.MullenCBShawn Smith1314:142105NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansCarolina09/19/21P.AdeboCBRon Torbert2203:242100YesNoNoDefense
CincinnatiChicago09/19/21L.OgunjobiDTLand Clark2100:162105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaSan Francisco09/19/21F.CoxDTBrad Allen2413:09315NoNoYesDefense
Las VegasPittsburgh09/19/21J.HankinsDTJerome Boger2101:58240YesNoNoDefense
DetroitGreen Bay09/20/21A.OruwariyeCBAdrian Hill2108:101105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityLA Chargers09/26/21L.NiangOLShawn Hochuli3305:1911010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. JetsDenver09/26/21J.Franklin-MyersDTLand Clark3104:411100YesNoNoDefense
N.Y. JetsDenver09/26/21B.HuffDELand Clark3202:00260YesNoNoDefense
MiamiLas Vegas09/26/21X.HowardCBCarl Cheffers3102:073100YesNoNoDefense
Green BaySan Francisco09/26/21D.LowryDEJerome Boger3200:19110NoYesNoDefense
JacksonvilleCincinnati09/30/21T.HerndonCBBrad Allen4310:151100YesNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleCincinnati09/30/21S.GriffinCBBrad Allen4409:08330YesNoNoDefense
JacksonvilleCincinnati09/30/21M.JackLBBrad Allen4405:331100YesNoNoDefense
ChicagoDetroit10/03/21A.BlacksonDEShawn Smith4310:291100YesNoYesDefense
DallasCarolina10/03/21N.WrightCBJerome Boger4404:421105NoNoYesDefense
MiamiIndianapolis10/03/21A.JacksonTAlex Kemp4111:583410NoNoYesOffense
IndianapolisMiami10/03/21A.MuhammadDEAlex Kemp4412:311100YesNoNoDefense
TennesseeN.Y. Jets10/03/21T.LewanTAdrian Hill4200:422310NoNoNoOffense
LA RamsArizona10/03/21A.WhitworthOLShawn Hochuli4300:3711010NoNoYesOffense
Tampa BayNew England10/03/21D.SmithTBill Vinovich4314:12369NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandTampa Bay10/03/21D.GodchauxDTBill Vinovich4306:381105NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. JetsAtlanta10/10/21Mi.CarterRBTony Corrente5408:1711010NoNoNoOffense
HoustonNew England10/10/21T.MitchellDBScott Novak5200:572105NoNoYesDefense
TennesseeJacksonville10/10/21D.AutryDEAlex Kemp5413:59295NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaDetroit10/10/21E.GriffenDEClete Blakeman5105:04355NoNoYesDefense
MiamiTampa Bay10/10/21N.NeedhamCBJerome Boger5411:551100YesNoNoDefense
LA ChargersCleveland10/10/21L.JosephDTBrad Allen5200:57410YesNoYesDefense
Las VegasChicago10/10/21J.AbramDBCraig Wrolstad5214:16253NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoLas Vegas10/10/21B.NicholsDTCraig Wrolstad5201:49260NoYesNoDefense
LA ChargersBaltimore10/17/21J.TilleryDTBill Vinovich6107:16225NoNoNoDefense
WashingtonKansas City10/17/21W.JacksonCBAdrian Hill6403:19350YesNoYesDefense
Las VegasDenver10/17/21K.MillerTRon Torbert6301:432120YesNoNoOffense
DallasNew England10/17/21T.SmithTBrad Allen6101:5211010NoNoNoOffense
BuffaloTennessee10/18/21J.PoyerDBClete Blakeman6310:490010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayWashington10/24/21B.TurnerOLRon Torbert7412:0031010NoNoYesOffense
CarolinaN.Y. Giants10/24/21K.TaylorCBCarl Cheffers7411:261105NoNoNoDefense
Kansas CityTennessee10/24/21M.RemmersTBrad Allen7202:292410NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeKansas City10/24/21J.SimmonsDTBrad Allen7303:141105NoNoYesDefense
LA RamsDetroit10/24/21A.RobinsonDTBill Vinovich7412:42320YesNoYesDefense
BuffaloMiami10/31/21V.ButlerDTShawn Smith8101:493135NoNoYesDefense
MiamiBuffalo10/31/21R.DavisDTShawn Smith8310:551105NoNoNoDefense
MiamiBuffalo10/31/21R.DavisDTShawn Smith8302:121105NoNoNoDefense
San FranciscoChicago10/31/21A.KeyDELand Clark8203:112215NoNoNoDefense
DetroitPhiladelphia10/31/21A.AnzaloneLBTony Corrente8309:07230YesNoYesDefense
LA RamsHouston10/31/21E.JonesLBClay Martin8200:111105NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeIndianapolis10/31/21D.HilliardRBCarl Cheffers8212:07005NoNoNoSpecial Teams
IndianapolisTennessee10/31/21C.ReedGCarl Cheffers8400:563610NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiN.Y. Jets10/31/21T.HillCCraig Wrolstad8402:243110YesNoNoOffense
MinnesotaDallas10/31/21H.SmithDBScott Novak8402:002105NoNoYesDefense
CarolinaNew England11/07/21S.ChandlerDBClete Blakeman9403:291105NoNoYesDefense
CincinnatiCleveland11/07/21T.HopkinsCScott Novak9305:131100YesNoYesOffense
DallasDenver11/07/21T.SteeleTBill Vinovich9411:1811010NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloJacksonville11/07/21S.NealCBLand Clark9207:571105NoNoNoDefense
AtlantaNew Orleans11/07/21J.HawkinsSSAlex Kemp9310:512110YesNoNoDefense
ChicagoPittsburgh11/08/21E.GoldmanDTTony Corrente9113:021105NoNoNoDefense
New EnglandCleveland11/14/21I.WynnOLJohn Hussey10200:4211010NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloN.Y. Jets11/14/21D.JacksonCBScott Novak10403:381105NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansTennessee11/14/21E.McCoyOLJerome Boger10106:0911010NoNoNoOffense
MinnesotaLA Chargers11/14/21P.JonesDEClay Martin10213:341105NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaLA Chargers11/14/21E.GriffenDEClay Martin10201:511105NoNoNoDefense
DetroitCleveland11/21/21A.OruwariyeCBClay Martin11204:08424NoNoNoDefense
Green BayMinnesota11/21/21B.TurnerOLShawn Hochuli11203:4811010NoNoNoOffense
Kansas CityDallas11/21/21L.SneedCBJohn Hussey11209:433195NoNoYesDefense
Las VegasDallas11/25/21J.HankinsDTShawn Hochuli12111:14245NoNoNoDefense
Las VegasDallas11/25/21A.LeatherwoodTShawn Hochuli12205:043711NoNoNoOffense
Totals2.591.818.2733722230