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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.5 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1300000115010
Atlanta130000000000
Baltimore1311501000000
Buffalo130000000000
Carolina130000000000
Chicago1300000115001
Cincinnati130000014001
Cleveland131401000000
Dallas130000000000
Denver140000000000
Detroit130000000000
Green Bay13229011115010
Houston1300000345021
Indianapolis1446002200000
Jacksonville13115001230011
Kansas City1300000115010
LA Rams130000010001
LA Chargers130000000000
Miami1300000115001
Minnesota1300100115010
New England130000000000
New Orleans13230011114001
N.Y. Jets130000000000
N.Y. Giants130000000000
Oakland130000000000
Philadelphia130000000000
Pittsburgh130000000000
San Francisco1321501100000
Seattle13115010115010
Tampa Bay130000000100
Tennessee1300000115001
Washington1323000200000
Totals2091621318816213188
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