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

By Penalty

Chop Block penalties commited by position during the 2011 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Runningback91145410
Offensive Line3453020
Tight End3451200
Wide Receiver1151000
Totals1621910630
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