chop block

noun

Definition of chop block 

American football

: a dangerous and illegal block aimed at the legs and especially knees of another player Smith is probably the victim of more chop blocks than any defender in the league.— Rick Telander

Other Words from chop block

chop-block \ˈchäp-ˌbläk \ transitive verb
Early in the fourth quarter of Kansas City's 26-10 win over Denver … Chiefs defensive tackle Chester McGlockton became enraged after being chop-blocked by Lepsis. — Michael Silver

First Known Use of chop block

1954, in the meaning defined above

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