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

2014 Stats

By Penalty

Chop Block penalties commited by position during the 2014 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Unknown/Unset1150100
Offensive Line5743200
Runningback1151000
Totals71044300
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