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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16651033550223
Atlanta1633012100000
Baltimore17440222769043
Buffalo16880044440322
Carolina16440013330021
Chicago17770152550032
Cincinnati1612118066330012
Cleveland16981063760234
Dallas18767043436022
Denver16876044757216
Detroit16658233988045
Green Bay16440013110001
Houston17660133330003
Indianapolis18660142650133
Jacksonville16764234765134
Kansas City181086164986254
LA Rams19880026543041
LA Chargers18876053769034
Miami162200201075164
Minnesota16110001437122
New England19328012653024
New Orleans18325012438131
N.Y. Giants16754143878053
N.Y. Jets16873153765025
Oakland16528023990036
Philadelphia18439004978163
Pittsburgh16768361877035
San Francisco16763043550141
Seattle17437022757034
Tampa Bay16651024770052
Tennessee16546132876135
Washington16325203437031
Totals26718817441996921881744199296
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