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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

2021 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.56 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1118001110210
Atlanta11329012220011
Baltimore110000000100
Buffalo11220020110001
Carolina1200100110101
Chicago11110110330012
Cincinnati111901016001
Cleveland12440040218020
Dallas11321021330021
Denver11439122219011
Detroit11216011110001
Green Bay12330021110001
Houston1118001438113
Indianapolis1200000110010
Jacksonville11217011217011
Kansas City110000000000
Las Vegas11110001216002
LA Rams11220102110001
LA Chargers1121501100100
Miami12218020219011
Minnesota1100200110010
New England12110001326012
New Orleans110000000000
N.Y. Giants11220011328030
N.Y. Jets11330021110001
Philadelphia12218011329012
Pittsburgh11219220220002
San Francisco11220002110101
Seattle11110001217111
Tampa Bay11220011325030
Tennessee1211000100000
Washington110000019010
Totals18050467827235046782327