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

2011 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 3.75 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16213020330030
Atlanta17437004328103
Baltimore18110010220011
Buffalo16539141650133
Carolina16437013327021
Chicago16328012757043
Cincinnati17548114329012
Cleveland16110110323021
Dallas16327012544023
Denver18542123330012
Detroit17550023328021
Green Bay17545041322112
Houston18865135766034
Indianapolis16110010547041
Jacksonville16440031328121
Kansas City16440113220111
St. Louis16110010220111
Miami16110110330021
Minnesota1665214219110
New England19439022756025
New Orleans18325130550023
N.Y. Giants20435131550114
N.Y. Jets16438040219020
Oakland16330021220002
Philadelphia16220120216111
Pittsburgh17329212430031
San Diego1600000438013
San Francisco18660024550332
Seattle16647006544241
Tampa Bay16330130763034
Tennessee161096028328112
Washington16430122220011
Totals26712010921560601201092156060
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