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

2015 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.44 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona180000000000
Atlanta1615010230020
Baltimore160000000000
Buffalo1600000115001
Carolina1911500100000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati1711500100000
Cleveland1600000115010
Dallas1600000115010
Denver190000014010
Detroit1622000200000
Green Bay180000000000
Houston170000000000
Indianapolis160010000000
Jacksonville1611500100000
Kansas City180000015010
St. Louis160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota1714001115010
New England1800000115010
New Orleans1600000230011
N.Y. Giants1600000115001
N.Y. Jets1611500100000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia160000015001
Pittsburgh1800000115001
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle1823001100000
Tampa Bay1611501000100
Tennessee1611501000000
Washington1723001100000
Totals2671417915914179195
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