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

2012 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.22 Chop Block penalties per team league wide.
AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000000000
Atlanta180000000100
Baltimore2000000115010
Buffalo1600000230011
Carolina160000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland1600000115001
Dallas16115001115001
Denver170000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay180000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis1700000115001
Jacksonville1611501000000
Kansas City1611500100000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota170000000000
New England181000100000
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Jets160000010010
N.Y. Giants1611501000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh160000000000
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco1911501000100
Seattle1811521000000
St. Louis160000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington170000000000
Totals534790243790234

Per Game By Team

AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards 'Gained'DismissedHomeAway
Arizona160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Atlanta180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.060.000.00
Baltimore200.000.000.000.000.000.050.750.000.050.00
Buffalo160.000.000.000.000.000.131.880.000.060.06
Carolina160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cleveland160.000.000.000.000.000.060.940.000.000.06
Dallas160.060.940.000.000.060.060.940.000.000.06
Denver170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Detroit160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Green Bay180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Houston180.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Indianapolis170.000.000.000.000.000.060.880.000.000.06
Jacksonville160.060.940.000.060.000.000.000.000.000.00
Kansas City160.060.940.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.00
Miami160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minnesota170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
New England180.060.000.000.000.060.000.000.000.000.00
New Orleans160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
N.Y. Jets160.000.000.000.000.000.060.000.000.060.00
N.Y. Giants160.060.940.000.060.000.000.000.000.000.00
Oakland160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Diego160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
San Francisco190.050.790.000.050.000.000.000.050.000.00
Seattle180.060.830.110.060.000.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Tampa Bay160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Tennessee160.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Washington170.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Totals5340.415.380.110.230.180.425.390.110.170.24

Player

NameTeamTotal CallsYards LostHomeAwayHome/Away Diff
A.BradshawN.Y. Giants115101
F.GoreSan Francisco115101
F.JonesDallas11501-1
J.SweezySeattle115101
M.BrewsterJacksonville115101
M.UngerSeattle1001-1
P.HillisKansas City11501-1
P.McQuistanSeattle1001-1
S.RidleyNew England1001-1
Totals99045-1

Penalties By Week

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.
Overall TotalPer Game
WeekGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsettingTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
21623011000.131.880.060.0600
51423020000.142.140.14000
61411501000.071.0700.0700
71300001000000.080
101411510000.071.070.07000
12161001000.06000.0600
19400001000000.250
Totals9179043200.476.160.270.190.330

Penalty Log

AgainstBeneficiaryDatePlayerWeekQuarterTimeDownDistanceDeclinedOffsettingYardageHomeDismissed
Kansas CityBuffalo09/16/2012P.Hillis2202:31110NoNo15YesNo
SeattleDallas09/16/2012J.Sweezy2206:0226NoNo15NoNo
N.Y. GiantsCleveland10/07/2012A.Bradshaw5107:45110NoNo15NoNo
San FranciscoBuffalo10/07/2012F.Gore5102:5829NoNo15NoNo
DallasBaltimore10/14/2012F.Jones6401:1727NoNo15YesNo
SeattleSan Francisco10/18/2012P.McQuistan7400:56417YesNo0YesYes
JacksonvilleIndianapolis11/08/2012M.Brewster10402:3527NoNo15NoNo
New EnglandN.Y. Jets11/22/2012S.Ridley12306:52110NoNo0YesNo
SeattleAtlanta01/13/2013M.Unger19405:48310YesNo0YesYes
Totals29.56209050