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

2018 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.41 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona300000110201
Atlanta322001100000
Baltimore3110110110010
Buffalo311000100100
Carolina300000220011
Chicago322012000000
Cincinnati30000000000
Cleveland365105100100
Dallas322001117001
Denver3110001110001
Detroit3440122218011
Green Bay311000100000
Houston322001100000
Indianapolis30010000000
Jacksonville3327021110010
Kansas City3110001660124
LA Rams322001100000
LA Chargers3110010110010
Miami300000418031
Minnesota300000110010
New England3218002440013
New Orleans300000218020
N.Y. Jets3110010215002
N.Y. Giants300000328012
Oakland338003110010
Philadelphia3220002110110
Pittsburgh3330230328003
San Francisco3330012220120
Seattle317010220002
Tampa Bay3110001220020
Tennessee30000019001
Washington300100110010
Totals4845411723224541172223
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