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

2011 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.81 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1611500100000
Atlanta170000000000
Baltimore18219011113010
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina16115001336003
Chicago1622100214010
Cincinnati17115001115010
Cleveland16115010115010
Dallas160000000000
Denver18115001115010
Detroit17450031457031
Green Bay170000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis1623001100000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City16115010115001
St. Louis1611500100000
Miami16115101115001
Minnesota1644601300000
New England1900000115010
New Orleans1811501000000
N.Y. Giants200000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000100
Oakland1600000336021
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh17113001115001
San Diego1600000230020
San Francisco1800000331012
Seattle1621701114010
Tampa Bay1600000115010
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals26726331110162633111610
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