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

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.31 Chop Block penalties per team league wide.

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona161000110010
Atlanta190000000000
Baltimore1611400100000
Buffalo1600000115001
Carolina160000000000
Chicago1600000115001
Cincinnati1600000115010
Cleveland1600000114010
Dallas1723012000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit1700000230020
Green Bay190000000000
Houston180000000000
Indianapolis160000000000
Jacksonville160000000000
Kansas City170000000000
LA Rams160010000000
San Diego160000000000
Miami170000000000
Minnesota1611500100000
New England1911501000100
New Orleans160000000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
N.Y. Giants170000000000
Oakland170000000000
Philadelphia16230002115101
Pittsburgh1911500100000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle1811200100000
Tampa Bay1600000112010
Tennessee160000000000
Washington1600000115010
Totals2671013123710131273
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