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

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona20000000100
Atlanta222001100000
Baltimore20000000000
Buffalo20000000000
Carolina30000000000
Chicago20000000000
Cincinnati20000000000
Cleveland20000018010
Dallas215001110001
Denver211000100000
Detroit20000000000
Green Bay20000000000
Houston31800100000
Indianapolis20000000000
Jacksonville20000000000
Kansas City20000000000
Las Vegas20000000000
LA Rams20000000000
LA Chargers21900100000
Miami20000000000
Minnesota20010000000
New England200000110001
New Orleans20000000000
N.Y. Giants200000110010
N.Y. Jets211001000000
Philadelphia2110010220011
Pittsburgh20000000000
San Francisco2110001110001
Seattle20000000000
Tampa Bay2110010215020
Tennessee20000000000
Washington20000019010
Totals3310921461092164