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

2018 Stats

By Penalty

Chop Block penalties commited by position during the 2018 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Offensive Line6901500
Runningback1151000
Tight End1151000
Linebacker000001
Totals81203501
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