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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona16770025657124
Atlanta1687001712111157
Baltimore17329021330021
Buffalo17657242329003
Carolina16549032330021
Chicago16550032440122
Cincinnati16330230985054
Cleveland16440022220020
Dallas16110101550014
Denver161086037327021
Detroit1666013313129085
Green Bay1844001327011
Houston18438031659051
Indianapolis16549123654060
Jacksonville16984345549123
Kansas City19769116220011
LA Rams16547141330021
LA Chargers16433113440022
Miami16329021438131
Minnesota18549150110010
New England17440013439122
New Orleans17769134550132
N.Y. Giants16439004220111
N.Y. Jets16440013655033
Oakland1643502212108266
Philadelphia17766134660051
Pittsburgh16110010547041
San Francisco19660024768043
Seattle18547023330403
Tampa Bay16545123655133
Tennessee19327221110201
Washington16330012440231
Totals26715714971969881571497198869
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