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Summary of Team A blocking below the waist rules

Player is...1 Ball is... Type of block below waist
10-2 block Peel back Towards ball Clip
lineman inside TB inside TB ok ok ok ok 3
outside TB ok foul ok foul
back 2 inside TB inside TB ok ok ok foul
outside TB ok foul ok foul
anyone outside TB inside TB ok ok foul foul
outside TB ok foul foul foul
  1. inside TB: means starts inside and remains inside tackle box (TB)
  2. backs: inside requires starting at least partially inside 2nd lineman
  3. provided the clip is inside the legal clipping zone, which is smaller than low blocking zone
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