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 2.72 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona12220120218411
Atlanta1200100327012
Baltimore12548132330012
Buffalo1255002300100
Carolina12658142327112
Chicago12330021220011
Cincinnati12544232220011
Cleveland12330012330112
Dallas12220011215011
Denver12215011110001
Detroit12220002436013
Green Bay12220020220020
Houston1200000440031
Indianapolis12220011110010
Jacksonville12110010110101
Kansas City12658024326003
Los Angeles12328121435122
Miami12440113659133
Minnesota12325130220011
New England12110001218011
New Orleans12330012548032
N.Y. Giants12550132318021
N.Y. Jets12323030440013
Oakland12219111110001
Philadelphia12110001220002
Pittsburgh12431022329121
San Diego1200000215002
San Francisco12110210440022
Seattle12547032440040
Tampa Bay12110001220111
Tennessee12215002220111
Washington12330021550023
Totals1928782113474087821134047
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