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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

2022 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.19 Illegal Use of Hands penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1200000110101
Atlanta1211001000000
Baltimore110010015001
Buffalo111511015010
Carolina1211001000100
Chicago12210020215011
Cincinnati111520115210
Cleveland1100000110010
Dallas1121011115001
Denver111501000000
Detroit11210011525023
Green Bay12210102419004
Houston110000000000
Indianapolis1221510215210
Jacksonville1100200210211
Kansas City1111011000100
Las Vegas1100100210111
LA Rams1111001000000
LA Chargers110010000000
Miami111500100100
Minnesota1115010210111
New England1100100215020
New Orleans1253004100000
N.Y. Giants11210011210002
N.Y. Jets1100000210120
Philadelphia110000000200
Pittsburgh111510115010
San Francisco1100000215102
Seattle11210002215002
Tampa Bay1121501115010
Tennessee11210211220102
Washington1252914100000
Totals1803822917221638229171622