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

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
Green BayNew Orleans09/08/11J.KuhnFB1410:4141410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeJacksonville09/11/11G.McRathLB1202:3541010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ChicagoAtlanta09/11/11C.GrahamCB1310:13008NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaChicago09/11/11O.MughelliFB1404:5541110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisPhiladelphia09/11/11H.DahlG1407:5811010NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsWashington09/11/11C.WebsterCB1110:4341010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
WashingtonN.Y. Giants09/11/11R.JacksonOLB1311:044510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CarolinaArizona09/11/11S.AjirotutuWR1105:1341310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleSan Francisco09/11/11M.McCoyLB1309:0241310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleSan Francisco09/11/11A.BigbySS1305:084210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSeattle09/11/11J.MorganWR1411:3211010NoNoNoOffense
MinnesotaSan Diego09/11/11J.SanfordSS1113:144710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
New EnglandMiami09/12/11J.IhedigboSS1205:434910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloOakland09/18/11C.McIntyreFB2113:334110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaTampa Bay09/18/11H.AbdullahFS2113:0941210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayMinnesota09/18/11E.MackDB2312:024130NoYesYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghSeattle09/18/11L.FooteMLB2108:33480NoYesNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandSan Diego09/18/11D.McCourtyFS2200:1911010NoNoNoDefense
CincinnatiDenver09/18/11G.WilsonDB2212:4441410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CarolinaJacksonville09/25/11S.SmithWR3206:0511010NoNoNoOffense
New OrleansHouston09/25/11D.ThomasTE3213:224610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonNew Orleans09/25/11B.ReedLB3412:3241410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
New OrleansHouston09/25/11J.GreerCB3404:13007NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloNew England09/25/11C.WhiteLB3206:01004NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloNew England09/25/11R.CornerDB3411:381105NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants09/25/11K.ClaytonLB3315:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoCincinnati09/25/11C.CulliverDB3105:0641010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiSan Francisco09/25/11F.RuckerDE3414:234910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayAtlanta09/25/11Unnamed3104:5442210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaTampa Bay09/25/11A.SmithRB3201:56007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandTennessee10/02/11G.LittleWR4313:384210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeCleveland10/02/11W.HayesDE4311:554110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonPittsburgh10/02/11D.ManningSS4200:07410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitDallas10/02/11N.BurlesonWR4404:4821610NoNoYesOffense
CarolinaChicago10/02/11J.FeltonRB4104:19007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaN.Y. Giants10/02/11A.ShermanFB4308:154210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayDenver10/02/11A.GreenRB4114:074510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandNew England10/02/11J.VeldheerT4112:2311010NoNoNoOffense
OaklandNew England10/02/11D.BlackstockLB4404:1941010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Tampa BayIndianapolis10/03/11M.LewisDB4202:004710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseePittsburgh10/09/11D.GrahamTE5111:022410NoNoYesOffense
TennesseePittsburgh10/09/11J.HarperRB5406:3941310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiJacksonville10/09/11J.SimpsonWR5211:23290YesNoYesOffense
CincinnatiJacksonville10/09/11M.LawsonLB5207:06008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleN.Y. Giants10/09/11J.KonzTE5214:264110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitChicago10/10/11K.WilliamsRB5412:0043010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitChicago10/10/11D.RaiolaC5410:343410NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsBuffalo10/16/11D.MartinDB6100:24007NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloN.Y. Giants10/16/11J.ByrdFS6407:22480NoYesYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayNew Orleans10/16/11Unnamed6211:514510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandDallas10/16/11D.FletcherLB6105:0341210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DallasNew England10/16/11B.ChurchSS6207:34007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsSan Diego10/23/11D.StricklandDB7312:524108NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeHouston10/23/11G.McRathLB7113:174310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonTennessee10/23/11S.McManisCB7312:484118NoNoYesSpecial Teams
AtlantaDetroit10/23/11A.SmithRB7110:260010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ChicagoTampa Bay10/23/11T.JenningsDB7310:3211010NoNoYesDefense
ChicagoTampa Bay10/23/11B.IwuhLB7302:354610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleCleveland10/23/11K.CoxDB7307:0341610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghArizona10/23/11Unnamed7303:420010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Green BayMinnesota10/23/11M.JenningsFS7113:58009NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaGreen Bay10/23/11H.AbdullahFS7101:294135NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaGreen Bay10/23/11M.RaymondDB7412:434107NoNoNoSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleBaltimore10/24/11T.HeathDB7114:124610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleHouston10/30/11T.HeathDB8204:514710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiSeattle10/30/11C.CochartTE8205:3941310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Kansas CitySan Diego10/31/11C.GreenwoodLB8513:0141210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleDallas11/06/11H.FarwellLB9315:00006NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DallasBuffalo11/13/11O.ScandrickCB10110:5241410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeCarolina11/13/11A.SmithDB10309:51497NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverKansas City11/13/11D.FellsTE10204:00370YesNoYesOffense
ClevelandSt. Louis11/13/11J.HadenCB10206:16420YesNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsSan Francisco11/13/11D.MartinDB10301:324110YesNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsNew England11/13/11K.WilsonDB10207:024410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandN.Y. Jets11/13/11Unnamed10315:00009NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloMiami11/20/11R.MartinWR11100:580010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
WashingtonDallas11/20/11T.AustinWR11104:214210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayTampa Bay11/20/11R.TaylorTE11315:00006NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayTampa Bay11/20/11J.JonesWR11406:134310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityNew England11/21/11J.BrownDB11112:5041810NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BaltimoreSan Francisco11/24/11K.WilsonTE12212:1642110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsBuffalo11/27/11M.ColeDB12200:5141810NoNoNoSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleHouston11/27/11M.OwensRB12314:204910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaAtlanta11/27/11G.CamarilloWR12213:324180YesNoYesSpecial Teams
CarolinaIndianapolis11/27/11K.WilsonLB12206:0441210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
WashingtonSeattle11/27/11T.AustinWR12310:58464NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaSeattle12/01/11K.ClaytonLB13404:24000YesNoYesSpecial Teams
Kansas CityChicago12/04/11Unnamed13105:374710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiOakland12/04/11Unnamed13108:114310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiPittsburgh12/04/11J.MilesDB13107:454910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghCincinnati12/04/11W.AllenSS13313:12479NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaDenver12/04/11M.RaymondDB13202:0741110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DallasArizona12/04/11O.ScandrickCB13403:094610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSt. Louis12/04/11K.WilliamsWR13309:4311010NoNoNoOffense
Kansas CityN.Y. Jets12/11/11C.SheffieldLB14311:414610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaDetroit12/11/11L.BookerRB14202:444110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
AtlantaCarolina12/11/11J.RodgersRB14302:1841110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleTampa Bay12/11/11A.Owusu-AnsahWR14303:384510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeNew Orleans12/11/11L.HarrisC14211:5412510NoNoNoOffense
DenverChicago12/11/11M.HagganOLB14106:51499NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloMiami12/18/11D.BattenLB15109:5541210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MiamiBuffalo12/18/11R.IncognitoC15303:35270YesNoYesOffense
IndianapolisTennessee12/18/11R.WayneWR15213:1611010NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeIndianapolis12/18/11A.VernerCB15406:2341410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
SeattleChicago12/18/11R.ShermanCB15210:022101NoNoYesDefense
HoustonCarolina12/18/11T.DobbinsLB15308:0941210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityGreen Bay12/18/11S.PiscitelliSS15312:33410YesNoNoSpecial Teams
ArizonaCleveland12/18/11J.KingTE15111:33003NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PittsburghSan Francisco12/19/11S.SylvesterLB15313:31470YesNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghSan Francisco12/19/11Unnamed15402:174110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonIndianapolis12/22/11M.AlexanderLB16100:374310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonIndianapolis12/22/11B.JohnsonWR16208:50467NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverBuffalo12/24/11D.RosarioTE16204:05007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverBuffalo12/24/11R.BushFS16302:32007NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverBuffalo12/24/11D.RosarioTE16408:28449NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandKansas City12/24/11D.Van DykeDB16313:004610NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsN.Y. Giants12/24/11Unnamed16413:180010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSeattle12/24/11B.EdwardsWR16305:133810NoNoYesOffense
San FranciscoSeattle12/24/11B.CostanzoLB16302:294910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
TennesseeHouston01/01/12F.VelascoC17115:00009NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonTennessee01/01/12Q.DempsDB17211:304140YesNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeHouston01/01/12R.JohnsonSS17309:2241110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsDallas01/01/12C.WebsterCB17113:35448NoNoNoSpecial Teams
WashingtonPhiladelphia01/01/12A.ArmstrongWR17104:334106NoNoYesSpecial Teams
WashingtonPhiladelphia01/01/12L.AlexanderLB17104:334100YesNoYesSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaWashington01/01/12B.RolleLB17212:332310NoNoNoDefense
DetroitGreen Bay01/01/12D.CareySS17212:404510NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoSt. Louis01/01/12M.WilliamsFS17211:1242210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DenverKansas City01/01/12K.McCarthyDB17301:084410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonCincinnati01/07/12Unnamed18306:0141610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitNew Orleans01/07/12W.HellerTE18214:010010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
New OrleansDetroit01/07/12N.BusseyLB18310:414118NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsAtlanta01/08/12C.WebsterCB18300:484210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New OrleansSan Francisco01/14/12M.JenkinsFS19311:474220YesNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonBaltimore01/15/12S.McManisCB19210:494210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Totals2.432.987.54109212371
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