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

2009 Stats

By Penalty

Chop Block penalties commited by position during the 2009 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Offensive Line5712310
Runningback5764110
Quarterback1150100
Unknown/Unset100100
Wide Receiver1151000
Defensive Back2292000
Tight End1150100
Linebacker190100
Totals172309820
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