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

2015 Stats

By Penalty

Chop Block penalties commited by position during the 2015 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Tight End3441200
Runningback6901500
Offensive Line4594000
Defensive Back2201100
Wide Receiver1141001
Totals162278801
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