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 0.66 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16115001115010
Atlanta180000000000
Baltimore1611501000000
Buffalo1711301000000
Carolina170000000000
Chicago1600000115001
Cincinnati160000014001
Cleveland1621901100000
Dallas160000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay16229011115010
Houston16115001345021
Indianapolis1646002200000
Jacksonville19115001345021
Kansas City1700000115010
LA Rams170000010001
LA Chargers160000000000
Miami1600000228002
Minnesota1800100230020
New England190000000000
New Orleans18345012114001
N.Y. Jets160000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia190000000000
Pittsburgh1700000115010
San Francisco1621501100000
Seattle16115010115010
Tampa Bay160000000100
Tennessee1800000115001
Washington16230002115010
Totals267212861912212861129
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