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

2016 Stats

By Penalty

Chop Block penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Offensive Line5712300
Runningback2301110
Unknown/Unset100100
Defensive Line1150100
Totals91163610
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