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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 5.38 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16550032550314
Atlanta18768543433022
Baltimore16330021650051
Buffalo17660124548123
Carolina17438231660315
Chicago1676802512114275
Cincinnati16768143550014
Cleveland16330012770134
Dallas16220111766125
Denver16544232330103
Detroit16550250330221
Green Bay16655024770252
Houston16220120877144
Indianapolis16434022110010
Jacksonville18759243435031
Kansas City17325121544023
LA Rams171092064216111
LA Chargers16763134440022
Miami16987072550432
Minnesota17770252548223
New England17769143769043
New Orleans18440131658015
N.Y. Jets16438122981245
N.Y. Giants16326012328021
Oakland16769025440113
Philadelphia17768034652060
Pittsburgh17320103110001
San Francisco16768125550014
Seattle16660133877244
Tampa Bay16768234440031
Tennessee187681431093046
Washington16110001546132
Totals26417216353090821721635308290
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