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

2015 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 4.03 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1800000434131
Atlanta1622010200100
Baltimore16436231554223
Buffalo16440213545132
Carolina19547023977045
Chicago1600000650033
Cincinnati17878162110001
Cleveland16542132653015
Dallas16220220219002
Denver19114010428131
Detroit1643411318010
Green Bay18654133330012
Houston17549014656060
Indianapolis16547041549041
Jacksonville16220011877244
Kansas City18651133440022
St. Louis16218120538432
Miami16436022550023
Minnesota17765052437122
New England18878144440113
New Orleans16766025219002
N.Y. Giants16323130216011
N.Y. Jets16550014324003
Oakland16544123330021
Philadelphia16436231439222
Pittsburgh18433122544214
San Diego1600100548114
San Francisco16319212328103
Seattle18765143653124
Tampa Bay1643613100000
Tennessee16545032547241
Washington17216111439222
Totals26712911822569601291182256069
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