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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

2022 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 1.69 Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona12443022326121
Atlanta13219020220020
Baltimore1200000110010
Buffalo1221300200000
Carolina12440004219102
Chicago1311000100000
Cincinnati12110010110010
Cleveland12110001321021
Dallas12110110110001
Denver12220111220011
Detroit12110001326012
Green Bay1344002200000
Houston12533141547014
Indianapolis1300000110101
Jacksonville121801000000
Kansas City12110001323030
Las Vegas12659042110010
LA Rams1216010220111
LA Chargers1211000117001
Miami12220002220020
Minnesota1200000220020
New England12331012220011
New Orleans1300000110010
N.Y. Giants12324021220020
N.Y. Jets12220002331012
Philadelphia120000000100
Pittsburgh12110001110010
San Francisco1200100220002
Seattle12110101221020
Tampa Bay12110001220020
Tennessee12220102325112
Washington13110001110010
Totals19554506622325450663222