Originally posted by SonocoNinerFan:
The call so didn't need to happen. I think 99 times out of 100 that doesn't get called.
In my mind you only make that call when a blocker is engaged above the waist first and THEN a second blocker engages low, not the other way around.
Didn't cost the game but did cost the cover . . .
your right 99 times it won't be called because IT IS LEGAL that was not a chop block because the DL came in UNTOUCHED and gore cut him down rachels push, although completely unneeded, was legal. definition for chop block is to hit someone in the legs that is already engaged by a blocker. In more exact terms "An offensive player tries to cut block a defensive player that is already being blocked by another offensive player. The second block may need to be below the thigh or knee, depending on the code." that DID NOT HAPPEN, it is a huge momentum shift and although it is not a complete turn around in the game it is a huge key play
[ Edited by NinerDieHard on Nov 25, 2011 at 10:10 AM ]