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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

2022 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 2.09 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona17443022540132
Atlanta17219020220020
Baltimore1800000110010
Buffalo1832310300000
Carolina17440004219102
Chicago17110001110010
Cincinnati19220020110010
Cleveland17220011431022
Dallas19220111220002
Denver17439131220011
Detroit17110001326012
Green Bay1744002200000
Houston17533141656024
Indianapolis1700000110101
Jacksonville1932702100000
Kansas City19110001433040
Las Vegas17768052110010
LA Rams1716010220111
LA Chargers18220011222002
Miami18220002330021
Minnesota1800000220020
New England17441013329112
New Orleans1700000220011
N.Y. Giants19324021220020
N.Y. Jets17220002331012
Philadelphia190000000100
Pittsburgh17110001110010
San Francisco20110101220002
Seattle18220102331030
Tampa Bay18110001220020
Tennessee17220102435122
Washington17110001110010
Totals28367633729386763373829