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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona200000110001
Atlanta21800115010
Baltimore20000000000
Buffalo211011000000
Carolina211000100000
Chicago20000018010
Cincinnati211001000000
Cleveland20000000000
Dallas200000110101
Denver211011000000
Detroit211001000000
Green Bay215001220020
Houston200000110001
Indianapolis21600100000
Jacksonville2110010110010
Kansas City211000100000
LA Rams20000016010
LA Chargers20000000000
Miami10000000000
Minnesota20000000000
New England200000110010
New Orleans20000000000
N.Y. Jets200000110101
N.Y. Giants20000000000
Oakland219001110001
Philadelphia211000100000
Pittsburgh20000000000
San Francisco200000220011
Seattle233001200000
Tampa Bay10000000000
Tennessee2220011219011
Washington200000110010
Totals31171582710171582107
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