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

2016 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.63 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1600000115010
Atlanta1900000339003
Baltimore160000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina16115001115001
Chicago1600000115010
Cincinnati16218011343021
Cleveland1600000210011
Dallas170000000000
Denver16115001115001
Detroit170000000000
Green Bay190000000000
Houston1800000115010
Indianapolis160000000000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City170000000000
Los Angeles1634502100000
Miami1723001100000
Minnesota160000000000
New England190000000000
New Orleans16115010113001
N.Y. Giants170000000000
N.Y. Jets1600000115001
Oakland171901000000
Philadelphia1611300100000
Pittsburgh1911501000000
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco1633402100000
Seattle1800000115010
Tampa Bay16115010336021
Tennessee1622201100000
Washington16115001115001
Totals267202610119202610911
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