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

2019 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona6660015327121
Atlanta6437004438004
Baltimore619010220011
Buffalo5110010110001
Carolina6110001330021
Chicago50000000000
Cincinnati6220220549041
Cleveland6220011110010
Dallas6110101110001
Denver653601400000
Detroit400100330021
Green Bay50000012010
Houston6218020330021
Indianapolis5330121326030
Jacksonville6330212110101
Kansas City6436013220011
LA Rams6330021220011
LA Chargers6218002110010
Miami500000218020
Minnesota6549150110010
New England6110001110001
New Orleans6440031220002
N.Y. Giants6110001110101
N.Y. Jets5330012220020
Oakland5216002869144
Philadelphia6110010440031
Pittsburgh6110010217020
San Francisco5110001220002
Seattle6327012110201
Tampa Bay6330021330021
Tennessee600100110201
Washington6220002110110
Totals9167636929386763693829
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