Illegal Block Above the Waist

Definition

Often called on the field as "Illegal Block in the Back". A blocker contacting a non-ballcarrying member of the opposing team from behind and above the waist.

Outcome

10 yards

2009 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.84 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona18110001548241
Atlanta16220220220102
Baltimore18547023657024
Buffalo16550041660042
Carolina16214120440031
Chicago16440031550050
Cincinnati17440104550032
Cleveland16657042330012
Dallas18546132652033
Denver16327021330030
Detroit16436022543041
Green Bay17544032438131
Houston16547114110001
Indianapolis19770125217011
Jacksonville1618101217020
Kansas City16329021437113
St. Louis161090155220011
Miami1611001016110
Minnesota18328021540005
New England17220011110001
New Orleans19440113432104
N.Y. Giants1632602100000
N.Y. Jets1918001440122
Oakland16655024326003
Philadelphia17433131330012
Pittsburgh16440013879044
San Diego17330021330112
San Francisco16875026877135
Seattle16330130981054
Tampa Bay16655124328212
Tennessee16110010217020
Washington16216011436122
Totals26712311511361621231151136261
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