Horse Collar Tackle

Definition

Tackling another player by grabbing the inside of an opponent's shoulder pads or jersey from behind and immediately yanking the player down. Exceptions: This is a legal tackle inside the tackle box. It is also not illegal just because a player is grabbed by the back of the jersey or pads before being brought down. It has to be a yank that takes them down, and it has to occur immediately.

Outcome

15 yards

2010 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.56 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1600000230020
Atlanta1700000215002
Baltimore1811500100000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina160000000000
Chicago180000019010
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas1600000336030
Denver160000000000
Detroit1643301300000
Green Bay200000000000
Houston1600000230020
Indianapolis170000000000
Jacksonville1611500100000
Kansas City1700000115001
St. Louis161901000000
Miami160000018010
Minnesota160000000000
New England170000000000
New Orleans1721502000000
N.Y. Giants1611500100000
N.Y. Jets1900000115010
Oakland16228011115001
Philadelphia1722401114001
Pittsburgh190000000000
San Diego1600000113010
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle1811500100000
Tampa Bay16115001115001
Tennessee1623001100000
Washington160000019001
Totals267182140711182140117
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