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

2014 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.59 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona17220011330012
Atlanta1632111200000
Baltimore18330012547041
Buffalo16546123546132
Carolina18330121217011
Chicago16765152220020
Cincinnati17329221436122
Cleveland1600000436004
Dallas18436104219002
Denver17330003216011
Detroit17110010435113
Green Bay18110001326130
Houston16434031110310
Indianapolis19330030330130
Jacksonville16430122547023
Kansas City16640033330030
St. Louis16220202876153
Miami1600000531032
Minnesota16330021550232
New England19766434660042
New Orleans16110010220111
N.Y. Giants16220011328121
N.Y. Jets16653033547023
Oakland16876026220020
Philadelphia16435022544023
Pittsburgh1754312319101
San Diego16439031543123
San Francisco16440322217120
Seattle19437013110010
Tampa Bay16225011770216
Tennessee16656024320021
Washington16545032766025
Totals26711510561854611151056186154
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