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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona10220011440213
Atlanta10328312325021
Baltimore10110010540041
Buffalo10440122220111
Carolina10220111220211
Chicago10220011658142
Cincinnati10440122330003
Cleveland10330012550123
Dallas1100100438122
Denver10434222220102
Detroit11440140110210
Green Bay10655024330030
Houston10220120657042
Indianapolis10324012110010
Jacksonville10432022215020
Kansas City10110101216002
LA Rams10762034216111
LA Chargers11433013220002
Miami10657051440322
Minnesota11330212330021
New England10550032439022
New Orleans10220011110001
N.Y. Jets10110110872244
N.Y. Giants1121700218010
Oakland10219002220111
Philadelphia10439022324030
Pittsburgh10320003110001
San Francisco10220102330012
Seattle10550023220011
Tampa Bay10440222330021
Tennessee10550032656033
Washington11110001546032
Totals163101950184754101950185447
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