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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

Overall Totals By Team - Per Game

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona180.060.280.000.000.100.060.560.000.000.10
Atlanta170.060.290.060.130.000.060.590.060.130.00
Baltimore170.000.000.000.000.000.120.590.000.110.13
Buffalo180.221.390.000.100.380.110.560.000.200.00
Carolina170.180.880.000.250.110.120.650.060.000.22
Chicago170.120.590.120.000.220.291.350.060.380.22
Cincinnati180.171.110.110.200.130.170.560.170.300.00
Cleveland170.000.000.000.000.000.120.820.120.110.13
Dallas180.281.940.060.330.220.221.440.000.220.22
Denver170.120.880.000.110.130.060.590.240.000.13
Detroit170.120.530.120.000.220.060.290.120.000.11
Green Bay170.181.470.060.250.110.120.590.060.130.11
Houston170.180.880.060.330.000.180.880.060.220.13
Indianapolis170.060.590.240.110.000.120.880.060.110.13
Jacksonville170.060.290.180.110.000.120.590.000.220.00
Kansas City180.221.390.000.200.250.170.830.060.000.38
Las Vegas180.221.330.110.220.220.060.560.170.110.00
LA Rams180.110.830.170.110.110.000.000.000.000.00
LA Chargers170.181.180.060.110.250.412.650.000.330.50
Miami170.352.350.120.110.630.060.290.060.000.13
Minnesota170.241.180.000.250.220.120.880.000.130.11
New England180.110.830.000.220.000.281.890.060.330.22
New Orleans170.181.240.060.250.110.292.060.060.250.33
N.Y. Giants170.120.590.060.000.220.060.290.000.130.00
N.Y. Jets170.292.060.180.330.250.181.180.060.220.13
Philadelphia180.060.280.000.130.000.110.560.110.130.10
Pittsburgh180.000.000.000.000.000.060.280.060.110.00
San Francisco180.170.830.000.000.300.110.560.060.000.20
Seattle170.000.000.000.000.000.060.290.000.130.00
Tampa Bay180.060.500.000.000.110.110.560.170.110.11
Tennessee170.241.470.000.110.380.242.350.000.330.13
Washington170.000.000.120.000.000.121.180.000.130.11
Average2780.130.850.060.060.070.130.850.060.060.07