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

2014 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.53 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1711501000000
Atlanta160010000000
Baltimore1821100200000
Buffalo1600000115101
Carolina180000000000
Chicago1611501016010
Cincinnati1723001100100
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas180000000000
Denver1711500119010
Detroit170000000000
Green Bay180010000000
Houston1600000225020
Indianapolis1911501000000
Jacksonville1600000230002
Kansas City1600000115010
St. Louis16333012115010
Miami161900100000
Minnesota160010000000
New England190000000000
New Orleans160000011010
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets1611500100000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia16115010345012
Pittsburgh1700000110010
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco160000013001
Seattle190000000000
Tampa Bay1616001230120
Tennessee160000000000
Washington1622500200000
Totals267172043611172043116
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