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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.5 Chop Block penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona18115001114001
Atlanta1611501000000
Baltimore1600000115010
Buffalo16230020114010
Carolina190000000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati170000000000
Cleveland1623000200000
Dallas1600000115001
Denver190000000000
Detroit16229011219002
Green Bay180000000000
Houston17229011115010
Indianapolis16115001230002
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City1811500100000
St. Louis16114010115010
Miami1623001100000
Minnesota1700000115010
New England180000000000
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Giants1600000115001
N.Y. Jets1600100230020
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia160000000000
Pittsburgh1800000115010
San Diego160000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle181501000000
Tampa Bay1600000115001
Tennessee160000000100
Washington170000000000
Totals2671622718816227188
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