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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.22 Chop Block penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona17115001115001
Atlanta160000000000
Baltimore180000000000
Buffalo160000000000
Carolina180000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati1700000114001
Cleveland1611501000000
Dallas1800000115010
Denver170000000000
Detroit170000000000
Green Bay180000000000
Houston16115001115001
Indianapolis190000000000
Jacksonville1611500100000
Kansas City160000000000
St. Louis160000000000
Miami160000000000
Minnesota160000000000
New England1911401000000
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Giants160000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
Oakland1600000115010
Philadelphia1600000115010
Pittsburgh170000000000
San Diego1600000115001
San Francisco1623002000000
Seattle190000000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee160000000000
Washington160000000000
Totals26771040437104034
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