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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona9541023220202
Atlanta922001100000
Baltimore9330112220011
Buffalo10220002330112
Carolina9220011220011
Chicago9550141330021
Cincinnati9219011110001
Cleveland10981063430222
Dallas954803217001
Denver9326012317103
Detroit9658133438022
Green Bay922000200000
Houston9440131110001
Indianapolis9220111220002
Jacksonville9437031220011
Kansas City10330121986154
LA Rams1033002100000
LA Chargers9656042330021
Miami10110010638142
Minnesota900000327021
New England10328012440013
New Orleans9110001218020
N.Y. Jets10433122655024
N.Y. Giants9217020548023
Oakland9528023440022
Philadelphia9220002435122
Pittsburgh9439240547014
San Francisco10330012440131
Seattle9217011544023
Tampa Bay9211011440031
Tennessee9217011219002
Washington900100327021
Totals1489990610544599906104554
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