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 0.38 Horse Collar Tackle penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona100000000000
Atlanta100000000000
Baltimore1011501000000
Buffalo100000000000
Carolina100000000000
Chicago1000000115001
Cincinnati100000014001
Cleveland101401000000
Dallas100000000000
Denver100000000000
Detroit110000000000
Green Bay10229011115010
Houston1000000230011
Indianapolis1023001100000
Jacksonville1000000115001
Kansas City1000000115010
LA Rams100000010001
LA Chargers100000000000
Miami1000000115001
Minnesota1100100115010
New England100000000000
New Orleans10230011114001
N.Y. Jets100000000000
N.Y. Giants100000000000
Oakland100000000000
Philadelphia100000000000
Pittsburgh100000000000
San Francisco101001000000
Seattle10115010115010
Tampa Bay100000000100
Tennessee100000000000
Washington1023000200000
Totals1611215317512153157
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