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

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
ClevelandMinnesota09/13/09B.EdwardsWR1108:492810NoNoNoOffense
San FranciscoArizona09/13/09D.GoldsonDB1208:314710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleSt. Louis09/13/09B.ObomanuWR1204:2242210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitMinnesota09/20/09D.NorthcuttWR2403:0311010NoNoNoOffense
Kansas CityOakland09/20/09B.WadeWR2308:3311010NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandN.Y. Jets09/20/09B.Green-EllisRB2402:0041210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaNew Orleans09/20/09L.WeaverFB2201:57423NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaNew Orleans09/20/09C.ClemonsDE2201:57420YesNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisWashington09/20/09Unnamed2207:4821010NoNoYesOffense
Tampa BayBuffalo09/20/09S.StroughterWR2409:1611010NoNoYesOffense
San FranciscoSeattle09/20/09G.CoffeeRB2101:464610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PittsburghChicago09/20/09P.BaileyLB2103:344310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ChicagoPittsburgh09/20/09Z.BowmanDB2213:3711010NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghChicago09/20/09I.TaylorCB2313:1041810NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsDallas09/20/09C.BrownDB2113:414210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BaltimoreCleveland09/27/09M.ClaytonWR3106:3911010NoNoNoOffense
DetroitWashington09/27/09K.PearsonFS3207:06416NoNoNoSpecial Teams
WashingtonDetroit09/27/09R.CartwrightRB3305:184149NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaKansas City09/27/09M.FokouLB3215:0041110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityPhiladelphia09/27/09B.CarrCB3411:234210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloNew Orleans09/27/09J.WendlingFS3110:040010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New OrleansBuffalo09/27/09J.StinchcombT3104:5611010NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansBuffalo09/27/09M.JenkinsFS3203:2042410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloNew Orleans09/27/09Nic.HarrisOLB3202:0041810NoNoNoSpecial Teams
IndianapolisArizona09/27/09P.WheelerLB3208:2441710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasCarolina09/28/09S.HurdWR3410:4141110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiCleveland10/04/09B.JohnsonLB4414:580010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisSeattle10/04/09R.WayneWR4309:192610NoNoNoOffense
DenverDallas10/04/09P.HillisRB4306:22477NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisSan Francisco10/04/09B.BajemaTE4305:31007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsOakland10/11/09K.DockeryDB5101:44416NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisMinnesota10/11/09Q.ButlerDB5104:37476NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisMinnesota10/11/09D.FellsTE5401:550010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoAtlanta10/11/09A.BrooksOLB5106:320010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaSan Francisco10/11/09J.SnellingFB5209:48290YesNoYesOffense
HoustonArizona10/11/09J.BusingDB5115:000010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleSeattle10/11/09B.SmithLB5207:59008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
TennesseeIndianapolis10/11/09K.MawaeC5105:132510NoNoNoOffense
IndianapolisTennessee10/11/09M.PollakG5211:4411010NoNoYesOffense
HoustonCincinnati10/18/09V.LeachFB6410:0511010NoNoYesOffense
WashingtonKansas City10/18/09F.DavisTE6400:37007NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloN.Y. Jets10/18/09A.PalmerLB6315:000010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonSan Francisco10/25/09A.MoldenDB7101:0041710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San DiegoKansas City10/25/09T.DobbinsLB7414:3231610NoNoYesDefense
CarolinaBuffalo10/25/09T.FiammettaFB7201:5141310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandN.Y. Jets10/25/09B.MyersTE7115:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonBuffalo11/01/09D.BarberDB8103:3841110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloHouston11/01/09S.JohnsonWR8307:050010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ChicagoCleveland11/01/09C.GrahamCB8306:534710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ClevelandChicago11/01/09N.SorensenDB8403:140010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasSeattle11/01/09S.HurdWR8210:25008NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaWashington11/08/09L.SidburyDE9202:2941610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BaltimoreCincinnati11/08/09L.WebbCB9403:514110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleKansas City11/08/09D.SmithILB9200:053100YesNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitSeattle11/08/09D.RaiolaC9101:5231010NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. GiantsSan Diego11/08/09G.WilkinsonLB9115:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DenverPittsburgh11/09/09R.FieldsDT9302:3811010NoNoNoDefense
PittsburghDenver11/09/09K.LewisCB9406:4441010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ChicagoSan Francisco11/12/09A.PetersonRB10103:564110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayMiami11/15/09R.MillerDT10202:00416NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiTampa Bay11/15/09P.TurnerWR10315:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaDetroit11/15/09E.FramptonDB10215:0041310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiPittsburgh11/15/09R.JeantyLB10209:214610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiPittsburgh11/15/09J.FoschiTE10204:130010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiPittsburgh11/15/09R.JeantyLB10200:120010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverWashington11/15/09J.MossDE10206:300010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandKansas City11/15/09J.AlstonLB10107:254910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleArizona11/15/09L.MilloySS10214:16430NoYesYesSpecial Teams
Green BayDallas11/15/09D.MartinDB10313:2941910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DallasGreen Bay11/15/09C.JohnsonDE10413:14008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasGreen Bay11/15/09C.JohnsonDE10403:3141310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasGreen Bay11/15/09K.OgletreeWR10403:314130YesNoYesSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaSan Diego11/15/09T.WhiteOLB10103:024310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandBaltimore11/16/09B.McDonaldDB10214:17417NoNoNoSpecial Teams
IndianapolisBaltimore11/22/09D.HallDB11104:010010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisBaltimore11/22/09D.HallDB11213:134710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandDetroit11/22/09L.VickersFB11412:3111010NoNoYesOffense
Green BaySan Francisco11/22/09J.WynnDT11207:2941310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoGreen Bay11/22/09D.BriggsLB11408:384810NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Kansas CityPittsburgh11/22/09L.PopeTE11408:35009NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayNew Orleans11/22/09R.MillerDT11315:00009NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisArizona11/22/09K.AsioduLB11202:230010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ChicagoPhiladelphia11/22/09C.GrahamCB11402:004510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayDetroit11/26/09Q.JohnsonFB12113:040010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Green BayDetroit11/26/09A.BigbySS12212:014114NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandDallas11/26/09T.HowardLB12105:494910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandDallas11/26/09T.StewartTE12301:35465NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayAtlanta11/29/09D.RobersonDB12100:23420YesNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisSeattle11/29/09Q.ButlerDB12205:514310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BaltimorePittsburgh11/29/09T.GoodenLB12401:294710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayCarolina12/06/09B.ClarkWR13208:0541510NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CarolinaTampa Bay12/06/09Q.TealDB13304:34490YesNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayCarolina12/06/09Q.BlackOLB13302:254110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisChicago12/06/09J.KingDB13213:304410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisChicago12/06/09Jason.BrownG13412:4711010NoNoYesOffense
DetroitCincinnati12/06/09Z.FollettLB13308:030010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonJacksonville12/06/09F.BennettDB13102:454207NoNoYesSpecial Teams
New OrleansWashington12/06/09J.StinchcombT13302:58370YesNoYesOffense
ClevelandSan Diego12/06/09B.CostanzoLB13100:450010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaArizona12/06/09H.FarwellLB13303:19008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSeattle12/06/09M.RobinsonFB13114:1141010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleSan Francisco12/06/09L.RankinRB13204:124310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSeattle12/06/09M.RomanSS13311:53425NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSeattle12/06/09M.CrabtreeWR13306:212910NoNoYesOffense
Green BayBaltimore12/07/09C.JenkinsDT13407:0011010NoNoNoDefense
MinnesotaCincinnati12/13/09A.YoungRB14409:514310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsTampa Bay12/13/09J.WestermanLB14315:00008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisTennessee12/13/09B.BajemaTE14405:44007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaSan Francisco12/14/09L.FitzgeraldWR14212:5221010NoNoYesOffense
IndianapolisJacksonville12/17/09K.HaydenDB15406:174510NoNoYesSpecial Teams
New OrleansDallas12/19/09C.RobyWR15204:064810NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloNew England12/20/09R.IncognitoC15300:182710NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaSan Francisco12/20/09T.WhiteOLB15410:5441810NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PittsburghGreen Bay12/20/09R.MundySS15311:004510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandDenver12/20/09S.WilliamsLB15205:314610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandDenver12/20/09L.LawtonFB15303:480010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San DiegoCincinnati12/20/09T.DobbinsLB15414:564610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiSan Diego12/20/09J.FoschiTE15400:03000YesNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleTampa Bay12/20/09O.SchmittFB15411:200010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CarolinaMinnesota12/20/09R.MarshallCB15209:14424NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaBuffalo12/27/09E.BrockDB16111:234310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ClevelandOakland12/27/09M.GainesTE16306:2411010NoNoNoOffense
HoustonMiami12/27/09J.ReevesCB16100:48410YesNoYesSpecial Teams
BaltimorePittsburgh12/27/09T.SuggsOLB16309:2311010NoNoYesDefense
St. LouisArizona12/27/09J.KingDB16309:47460YesNoYesSpecial Teams
New OrleansCarolina01/03/10C.RobyWR17103:0441610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasPhiladelphia01/03/10J.PhillipsTE17411:3641410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSt. Louis01/03/10D.GoldsonDB17307:014910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisSan Francisco01/03/10C.ChamberlainLB17305:2941010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaTampa Bay01/03/10C.WireLB17115:00000YesNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayAtlanta01/03/10Q.BlackOLB17401:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandBaltimore01/10/10M.SlaterWR18409:004710NoNoNoOffense
BaltimoreIndianapolis01/16/10L.SmithTE19110:44007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisBaltimore01/16/10A.FranciscoDB19210:1341310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San DiegoN.Y. Jets01/17/10M.FloydWR19306:3811010NoNoNoOffense
IndianapolisN.Y. Jets01/24/10J.SaturdayC20100:143140YesNoNoOffense
Totals2.492.476.51115112171
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