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

2017 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

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

 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona1611500100000
Atlanta1800000115010
Baltimore160000000000
Buffalo170000000100
Carolina170010000000
Chicago160000000000
Cincinnati160000000000
Cleveland1600000113010
Dallas160000000000
Denver160000000000
Detroit160000000000
Green Bay160000000000
Houston1600000230011
Indianapolis160000000000
Jacksonville190000000000
Kansas City1711501000000
LA Rams1711500100100
LA Chargers1600000115001
Miami160000000000
Minnesota1822800200000
New England190000000000
New Orleans180010000000
N.Y. Jets160000000000
N.Y. Giants1600000115010
Oakland160000000000
Philadelphia1911500100000
Pittsburgh170000000000
San Francisco160000000000
Seattle1611501000000
Tampa Bay160000000000
Tennessee180000000000
Washington1600000115010
Totals26771032257103252
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