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

2013 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.97 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1611500100000
Atlanta16115010115010
Baltimore16220002345012
Buffalo1611501000000
Carolina170000000000
Chicago16564041230011
Cincinnati17230011115001
Cleveland160000015010
Dallas161500100000
Denver1900000115010
Detroit1611501014001
Green Bay170010000000
Houston16115010115010
Indianapolis1800000115001
Jacksonville1611500100000
Kansas City17115010230002
St. Louis16114010115010
Miami1611501000000
Minnesota1600000345012
New England1800000115001
New Orleans1800000335012
N.Y. Giants16115010115010
N.Y. Jets16115010115001
Oakland1611501000000
Philadelphia17230020219011
Pittsburgh1600000115101
San Diego18115001115001
San Francisco190000000000
Seattle19115001115001
Tampa Bay1600000115010
Tennessee16115001114001
Washington1644902200000
Totals26731422119123142211219
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