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

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona3220011110010
Atlanta30000000000
Baltimore300000110010
Buffalo30000000000
Carolina30000000000
Chicago30000000000
Cincinnati30000000000
Cleveland30000000000
Dallas300000110001
Denver311001000000
Detroit30000000000
Green Bay322000200000
Houston300000110001
Indianapolis30000000000
Jacksonville30000000000
Kansas City311000100000
Las Vegas300000110010
LA Rams300000110001
LA Chargers30000000000
Miami311000100000
Minnesota30000000000
New England30000000000
New Orleans30000000000
N.Y. Giants311001000000
N.Y. Jets30000000000
Philadelphia30000000000
Pittsburgh30000000000
San Francisco30000000000
Seattle30000000000
Tampa Bay300000220020
Tennessee30000000000
Washington30000000000
Totals48880035880053