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

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1818001220220
Atlanta17329012330012
Baltimore170000000100
Buffalo18220020110001
Carolina17110110214102
Chicago17220120440022
Cincinnati18219020211002
Cleveland17548041218020
Dallas18431031440022
Denver17544132219011
Detroit17216011110001
Green Bay17330021218011
Houston17328003544123
Indianapolis1700000330030
Jacksonville17217011437022
Kansas City180000000000
Las Vegas18220002326003
LA Rams18220102110001
LA Chargers1721501100100
Miami17218020219011
Minnesota17110201220020
New England18220002326012
New Orleans171401000000
N.Y. Giants17220011548032
N.Y. Jets17440031110001
Philadelphia18438031329012
Pittsburgh18439231220002
San Francisco18330003440113
Seattle17330012327121
Tampa Bay18220011325030
Tennessee17216002110001
Washington170000019010
Totals27871660838337166083338