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

2012 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
N.Y. GiantsDallas09/05/12V.CruzWR1309:112810NoNoYesOffense
WashingtonNew Orleans09/09/12R.HeluRB1207:593610NoNoNoOffense
PhiladelphiaCleveland09/09/12B.RolleLB1312:094510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityAtlanta09/09/12Unnamed1403:164410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoGreen Bay09/09/12C.SpillmanDB1113:144610NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BaltimoreCincinnati09/10/12T.SmithWR1207:4111010NoNoYesOffense
San DiegoOakland09/10/12D.StuckeyDB1211:3442110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San DiegoOakland09/10/12N.HardwickC1407:0221510NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. GiantsTampa Bay09/16/12J.WilliamsOLB2201:084910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
New EnglandArizona09/16/12Unnamed2405:544810NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaIndianapolis09/16/12C.BallardDL2303:244710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloKansas City09/16/12C.McIntyreFB2100:36460NoYesYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandCincinnati09/16/12T.GipsonFS2308:03487NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonJacksonville09/16/12M.AlexanderLB2210:3641010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonJacksonville09/16/12Q.DempsDB2314:114510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonJacksonville09/16/12M.AlexanderLB2413:474179NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsPittsburgh09/16/12K.WilsonDB2304:37410YesNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeSan Diego09/16/12Q.JohnsonFB2212:15004NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandMiami09/16/12M.ReeceFB2311:36430YesNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitSan Francisco09/16/12T.WhiteheadOLB2103:384110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DallasTampa Bay09/23/12P.TannerRB3410:224710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiN.Y. Jets09/23/12N.CarrollCB3105:22463NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsMiami09/23/12Unnamed3103:084110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MiamiN.Y. Jets09/23/12Unnamed3201:50006NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiN.Y. Jets09/23/12T.NolanDB3315:00006NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisJacksonville09/23/12M.FokouLB3102:224310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaPhiladelphia09/23/12L.FitzgeraldWR3314:1321010NoNoYesOffense
PittsburghOakland09/23/12W.JohnsonFB3214:55460YesNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandBaltimore09/23/12N.KoutouvidesLB3105:14429NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeHouston09/30/12T.CampbellDB4108:24418NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeHouston09/30/12T.CampbellDB4212:374910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
San FranciscoN.Y. Jets09/30/12A.DixonRB4103:174410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ArizonaMiami09/30/12M.AdamsDB4207:544110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ArizonaMiami09/30/12A.SmithRB4411:234110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiJacksonville09/30/12J.MilesDB4113:244510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
JacksonvilleCincinnati09/30/12J.StanfordLB4206:160010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayWashington09/30/12L.JohnsonCB4304:3742010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ChicagoDallas10/01/12G.HayesLB4101:174510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
WashingtonAtlanta10/07/12A.RobinsonWR5312:5921010NoNoYesOffense
ClevelandN.Y. Giants10/07/12A.MackC5200:502165NoNoNoOffense
BaltimoreKansas City10/07/12A.BoldinWR5103:1011010NoNoNoOffense
HoustonN.Y. Jets10/08/12S.KeoFS5104:07004NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonN.Y. Jets10/08/12D.PoseyWR5312:47426NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Kansas CityTampa Bay10/14/12T.HaliOLB6111:272810NoNoNoDefense
Tampa BayKansas City10/14/12E.LorigFB6409:4341110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiCleveland10/14/12A.HawkinsWR6311:424910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisMiami10/14/12J.HullLB6103:114210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
BuffaloArizona10/14/12S.GilmoreCB6313:0541010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsSan Francisco10/14/12A.RolleDB6409:2142010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
MinnesotaArizona10/21/12M.MitchellLB7115:00008NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandIndianapolis10/21/12T.CarderILB7300:404910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiPittsburgh10/21/12M.SanuWR7305:154110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ChicagoDetroit10/22/12Unnamed7214:5041110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
PittsburghWashington10/28/12C.BrownDB8303:274910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandKansas City10/28/12J.VeldheerT8204:0611010NoNoNoOffense
ArizonaSan Francisco10/29/12J.BethelCB8411:05464NoNoYesSpecial Teams
San FranciscoArizona10/29/12A.DixonRB8407:374140YesNoNoSpecial Teams
WashingtonCarolina11/04/12R.DoughtySS9200:57005NoNoYesSpecial Teams
WashingtonCarolina11/04/12C.CooleyTE9308:422410NoNoYesOffense
TennesseeChicago11/04/12J.HarperRB9104:510010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Tampa BayOakland11/04/12A.BennWR9110:38439NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DallasAtlanta11/04/12A.AlbrightOLB9407:490010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaNew Orleans11/05/12J.MaclinWR9101:3011010NoNoNoOffense
MiamiTennessee11/11/12J.WilsonDB10205:5041810NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiTennessee11/11/12B.McCannDB10203:10477NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MiamiTennessee11/11/12O.VernonDE10306:540010NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloNew England11/11/12T.ChoiceRB10414:10006NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandBaltimore11/11/12K.ClaytonLB10406:1341110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisSan Francisco11/11/12R.McLeodFS10113:114910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
St. LouisSan Francisco11/11/12J.ColeLB10309:004910NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayDetroit11/18/12D.WilliamsTE11315:000010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ArizonaAtlanta11/18/12R.WalkerLB11113:1241010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
AtlantaArizona11/18/12T.DeCoudFS11305:174145NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CarolinaTampa Bay11/18/12A.SilatoluG11311:4221810NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiKansas City11/18/12Unnamed11113:43439NoNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandNew Orleans11/18/12D.HaganWR11113:422210NoNoYesOffense
PittsburghBaltimore11/18/12J.CotcheryWR11211:562410NoNoYesOffense
San FranciscoChicago11/19/12A.DixonRB11201:5141410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonDetroit11/22/12W.MercilusOLB12214:544310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitHouston11/22/12J.BellRB12313:424710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitHouston11/22/12B.PettigrewTE12300:322610NoNoYesOffense
CincinnatiOakland11/25/12T.NewmanDB12107:394510NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BuffaloIndianapolis11/25/12R.BrooksCB12301:214510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleMiami11/25/12C.ClemonsDE12108:1211010NoNoNoDefense
BaltimoreSan Diego11/25/12A.AllenRB12105:1441510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaCarolina11/26/12Unnamed12211:494810NoNoYesSpecial Teams
MinnesotaGreen Bay12/02/12A.SendejoSS13210:564110NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Green BayMinnesota12/02/12J.BushCB13201:56453NoNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisSan Francisco12/02/12C.DahlDB13112:354110NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. JetsArizona12/02/12K.WilsonDB13308:314310NoNoYesSpecial Teams
DetroitIndianapolis12/02/12J.LaceyDB13208:251510NoNoYesDefense
HoustonTennessee12/02/12B.HarrisDB13104:444810NoNoNoSpecial Teams
TennesseeHouston12/02/12M.GriffinFS13309:3241410NoNoYesSpecial Teams
CincinnatiSan Diego12/02/12M.LawsonLB13414:264710NoNoNoSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsWashington12/03/12T.SashDB13113:054410NoNoNoSpecial Teams
WashingtonBaltimore12/09/12J.MorganWR14105:352610NoNoYesOffense
ClevelandKansas City12/09/12G.LittleWR14205:2621010NoNoYesOffense
ChicagoMinnesota12/09/12Z.BowmanDB14403:594310NoNoNoSpecial Teams
CincinnatiDallas12/09/12A.GreenWR14412:2811010NoNoYesOffense
New OrleansN.Y. Giants12/09/12E.OlsenG14405:10006NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleArizona12/09/12B.MaxwellDB14208:504710NoNoYesSpecial Teams
HoustonNew England12/10/12S.RouttCB14305:0041010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaCincinnati12/13/12J.ScottG15114:21210YesNoYesOffense
ChicagoGreen Bay12/16/12K.AdamsTE15106:50440YesNoYesSpecial Teams
St. LouisMinnesota12/16/12C.HarkeyTE15313:194210NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandWashington12/16/12J.HadenCB15113:304510NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BaltimoreDenver12/16/12L.WilliamsWR15107:13006NoNoYesSpecial Teams
IndianapolisHouston12/16/12M.MooreRB15413:444118NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ArizonaDetroit12/16/12G.TolerCB15411:424130YesNoYesSpecial Teams
CarolinaSan Diego12/16/12N.ChandlerT15201:484210NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleBuffalo12/16/12R.ParkerSS15303:544107NoNoNoSpecial Teams
SeattleBuffalo12/16/12B.MaxwellDB15303:544100YesNoNoSpecial Teams
OaklandCarolina12/23/12M.GoodsonRB16410:174210NoYesNoSpecial Teams
PhiladelphiaWashington12/23/12C.ThorntonDE16411:45290NoYesYesDefense
BaltimoreN.Y. Giants12/23/12B.AyanbadejoILB16203:2241910NoNoYesSpecial Teams
ClevelandDenver12/23/12Unnamed16208:1741010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
ChicagoArizona12/23/12Z.BowmanDB16210:594130YesNoNoSpecial Teams
San DiegoN.Y. Jets12/23/12J.BattleRB16104:13006NoNoNoSpecial Teams
New EnglandMiami12/30/12D.MartinDB17103:044118NoNoYesSpecial Teams
TennesseeJacksonville12/30/12Mi.MartinDE17310:393510NoNoYesDefense
AtlantaTampa Bay12/30/12J.JonesWR17208:202110NoNoYesOffense
DenverKansas City12/30/12A.CaldwellWR17407:26450YesNoYesSpecial Teams
OaklandSan Diego12/30/12J.OlawaleRB17308:544510NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonCincinnati01/05/13D.ManningSS18112:22485NoNoYesSpecial Teams
BaltimoreNew England01/20/13J.BynesLB20106:210010NoNoNoSpecial Teams
Totals2.43.066.75101910360
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