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

2011 Stats

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerPosWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceYardageDeclinedOffsettingHomePhase
DetroitKansas City09/18/11J.BestRB2203:562915NoNoNoOffense
BuffaloNew England09/25/11E.WoodC3101:303415NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisBaltimore09/25/11J.BellG3305:2611015NoNoNoOffense
DetroitSan Francisco10/16/11B.PettigrewTE6201:3021015NoNoNoOffense
TennesseeIndianapolis10/30/11C.JohnsonRB8303:353415NoNoNoOffense
St. LouisNew Orleans10/30/11B.LloydWR8408:4811015NoNoNoOffense
New EnglandPittsburgh10/30/11K.FaulkRB8409:18380YesNoYesOffense
DetroitChicago11/13/11D.RaiolaC10405:123100YesNoYesOffense
DetroitGreen Bay11/24/11M.MorrisRB12212:182515NoNoNoOffense
San FranciscoBaltimore11/24/11F.GoreRB12214:082512NoNoYesOffense
WashingtonSeattle11/27/11R.HeluRB12101:333315NoNoYesOffense
SeattleWashington11/27/11B.GiacominiT12406:1811015NoNoNoOffense
N.Y. JetsWashington12/04/11D.KellerTE13302:0221015NoNoYesOffense
St. LouisSan Francisco12/04/11J.NorwoodRB13207:1921015NoNoYesOffense
San DiegoJacksonville12/05/11R.McMichaelTE13303:1311015NoNoYesOffense
N.Y. JetsKansas City12/11/11J.ConnerRB14308:141105NoNoNoOffense
New OrleansMinnesota12/18/11B.De La PuenteC15407:35380YesNoYesOffense
San FranciscoPittsburgh12/19/11F.GoreRB15201:5521015NoNoNoOffense
PittsburghSan Francisco12/19/11I.RedmanRB15405:311107NoNoYesOffense
Totals2.791.998.2219309
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