Horse Collar Tackle

Definition

Tackling another player by grabbing the inside of an opponent's shoulder pads or jersey from behind and immediately yanking the player down. Exceptions: This is a legal tackle inside the tackle box. It is also not illegal just because a player is grabbed by the back of the jersey or pads before being brought down. It has to be a yank that takes them down, and it has to occur immediately.

Outcome

15 yards

2010 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
TennesseeOakland09/12/10S.TullochMLB1201:3711015NoNoYesDefense
BaltimoreN.Y. Jets09/13/10J.McClainMLB1211:0611515NoNoNoDefense
DetroitPhiladelphia09/19/10L.DelmasFS2306:22314NoNoYesDefense
New OrleansAtlanta09/26/10R.AyodeleNT3201:54210NoNoYesDefense
St. LouisWashington09/26/10D.StewartDB3314:541109NoNoYesDefense
N.Y. GiantsHouston10/10/10B.JacksonDB5212:560015NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaAtlanta10/17/10K.KolbQB6201:0411015NoNoYesOffense
JacksonvilleDallas10/31/10C.GreeneSS8112:363815NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayArizona10/31/10J.FreemanQB8300:4711015NoNoNoOffense
OaklandKansas City11/07/10Q.GrovesLB9312:2821015NoNoYesDefense
SeattleArizona11/14/10L.MilloySS10107:4211015NoNoNoDefense
DetroitDallas11/21/10N.SuhDT11413:032136NoNoNoDefense
DetroitDallas11/21/10J.PetersonOLB11404:2521215NoNoNoDefense
TennesseeHouston11/28/10C.FinneganCB12409:5831015NoNoNoDefense
PhiladelphiaChicago11/28/10N.AllenDB12314:04289NoNoNoDefense
OaklandSan Diego12/05/10S.RouttCB13302:3311013NoNoNoDefense
DetroitMiami12/26/10L.JacksonDE16412:12298NoNoNoDefense
New OrleansTampa Bay01/02/11A.BrownDE17409:533715NoNoYesDefense
Totals2.781.728.56214007
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