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

2013 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.09 Chop Block penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona160000000000
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore160000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina170000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati1700000110001
Cleveland160000000000
Dallas160000000000
Denver190000000000
Detroit1611001000000
Green Bay170000000000
Houston160000000000
Indianapolis180000000000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City1711500100000
St. Louis160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota160000000000
New England1800000116010
New Orleans180000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia170000000000
Pittsburgh1611600100100
San Diego180000000000
San Francisco190000000000
Seattle190000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160010000000
Washington1600000115010
Totals267341112341121
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