When majority of football fans thought Chicago Bears might’ve given up their aspiration of reaching the Super Bowl 57, they made a huge acquisition by luring Chase Claypool in their side. Adding a legitimate weapon around Justin Fields, has not only improved the offensive threat of the team but have given them great mental boost.
To those who missed the deadline day trades – Bears acquired wide receiver Chase Claypool from the Pittsburgh Steelers for a 2023 second-round pick. After they gave Justin Fields the responsibility to lead their offensive, the Chicago Bears have struggled to consistently register wins.
To know just the Bears have traded for Chase Claypool, take a look at this stat – their (Chicago bears) offense was 27th in points scored and 24th in yards gained after the 2021 season and enters Week 9 of the 2022-23 regular season ranked 23rd in points scored and 27th in yards gained.
NFL Fans troll Pittsburgh Steelers for giving away Chase Claypool
There are no doubts that Chase Claypool’s inclusion in the offense will mean that Justin Fields can test his luck at throwing the ball around even more. But, what does this mean for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who have only managed to win 2 of their 8 games in this season? Surely, you must be scratching your head, unlike those of social media who decided to troll them for giving up on their marquee WR-
To bring everyone on the same page on why Chase Claypool’s trade is being spoken off so highly – he is a former second-round pick, who had an impressive rookie season, where he had 62 catches for 873 yards and nine touchdowns.
Claypool followed that up with 59 catches for 860 yards and two touchdowns in 2021. Can he have the same magic alongside Justin Fields? Remains to be seen.