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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

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2022 season.

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NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back2200200
Offensive Line1100100
Tight End1101000
Unknown/Unset1100100
Linebacker1101000
Wide Receiver2201100
Totals8803500