Chop Block

Definition

An attempt by an offensive player to cut block a defensive player who is already being blocked by another offensive player below the thigh. Exceptions: Chop blocks are legal if they occur along the line of scrimmage, the area up to 3 yards behind the line of scrimmage, or within the area 4 yards within either direction of where the ball is snapped.

Outcome

15 yards

2010 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
St. LouisOakland09/19/10Unnamed2205:454715NoNoYesSpecial Teams
N.Y. GiantsTennessee09/26/10A.BradshawRB3310:533101NoNoNoOffense
BuffaloJacksonville10/10/10F.JacksonRB5312:4921210NoNoNoOffense
Green BayWashington10/10/10D.MartinDB5104:5441015NoNoYesSpecial Teams
Kansas CityJacksonville10/24/10B.WatersG7101:0611012NoNoNoOffense
DenverSan Francisco10/31/10K.MorenoRB8300:4211015NoNoYesOffense
DetroitN.Y. Jets11/07/10S.PetermanG9112:3921315NoNoNoOffense
DetroitN.Y. Jets11/07/10M.MorrisRB9201:564615NoNoNoSpecial Teams
DetroitN.Y. Jets11/07/10S.PetermanG9303:51390YesNoNoOffense
IndianapolisCincinnati11/14/10A.FranciscoDB10404:514515NoNoNoSpecial Teams
HoustonJacksonville11/14/10W.SmithG10404:331100NoYesYesOffense
ChicagoMinnesota11/14/10B.ManumaleunaTE10202:0011015NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandPittsburgh11/14/10B.Green-EllisRB10103:062815NoNoYesOffense
PhiladelphiaN.Y. Giants11/21/10T.HerremansG11412:1311015NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandDetroit11/25/10L.MankinsG12214:122137NoNoYesOffense
San DiegoKansas City12/12/10J.HesterRB14412:1021115NoNoNoOffense
JacksonvilleIndianapolis12/19/10G.JonesLB15407:354215NoNoYesOffense
BuffaloNew England12/26/10C.RinehartG16312:172710NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisSan Francisco12/26/10J.BellG16303:28350YesNoNoOffense
MiamiDetroit12/26/10J.JerryG16401:0311016NoNoNoOffense
DallasPhiladelphia01/02/11F.JonesRB17306:421105NoNoYesOffense
Totals2.72.38.96226218
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