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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

Penalties By Season

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
202026971024301
20211804602200
2009267172309820
20102671822611721
20112671621910630
20122677904320
20132673411210
201426771044300
2015267162278801
201626791313620
201726771032520
2018267131906712
2019267111578310
Totals338613518807263165


Penalties By Season - Per Game

Note: Offsetting and Declined penalties are ignored, except where specified.

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SeasonGamesTotal CountPenalty YardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
20202690.030.380.010.010.000.00
20211800.020.330.010.010.000.00
20092670.060.860.030.030.010.00
20102670.070.850.040.030.010.00
20112670.060.820.040.020.010.00
20122670.030.340.010.010.010.00
20132670.010.150.000.010.000.00
20142670.030.390.010.010.000.00
20152670.060.850.030.030.000.00
20162670.030.490.010.020.010.00
20172670.030.390.010.020.010.00
20182670.050.710.020.030.000.01
20192670.040.590.030.010.000.00
Totals33860.040.560.020.020.000.00