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

2016 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
Arizona16220120218411
Atlanta1916110657015
Baltimore16548132330012
Buffalo1676804300100
Carolina16768143547114
Chicago16440031439022
Cincinnati16652333328012
Cleveland16438022658115
Dallas17220011325012
Denver16322012220002
Detroit17440013876135
Green Bay19656242330021
Houston18110001658142
Indianapolis16220011110010
Jacksonville16438040110101
Kansas City17658024435013
LA Rams16658151545132
San Diego1615010325012
Miami17440113659133
Minnesota16325130654015
New England19220011218011
New Orleans16440013654033
N.Y. Jets16323030440013
N.Y. Giants17770152428122
Oakland17438113215002
Philadelphia16220011220002
Pittsburgh19541032329121
San Francisco16220211440022
Seattle18657042550050
Tampa Bay16220011440131
Tennessee16325012437131
Washington16549032660024
Totals26712311551671521231155165271
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