NFL Reacts To Chase Claypool Calling Himself A Top 3 WR In The NFL

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  • Chase Claypool is certainly confident heading into the 2022 NFL season
  • He claims to be one of the top three pass catchers in the league
  • Social media is reacting to the comment

Chase Claypool is not lacking confidence this offseason. The pass catcher is hoping to help the Steelers get back to the NFL Playoffs in 2022.

Last year, the wideout hauled in 59 passes for 860 yards and a pair of touchdowns. This year, Claypool is expecting a breakout season. And he’s certainly talking the talk this summer.

Claypool appeared on the I Am Athlete podcast to talk about the upcoming year. One comment, in particular, is catching the attention of fans around the league.

The Steelers star says that when he’s on, he’s a top-three talent compared to the rest of the league’s wide receivers.

“As a football player, understanding the game, knowing what to do, knowing where to be, I was better [last year]. So, I’m going to be better this year… I know for a fact I am not like the rest of the guys in the NFL. I know I’m a top-five wide receiver. I know I’m a top-three wide receiver.”

Many around the NFL are taking notice, and they’ve been quick to chime in on social media.

NFL world reacts to Chase Claypool saying he’s a top 3 NFL WR

Folks around the league were quick to comment on Chase Claypool’s response. Obviously, many were quick to note that Claypool wasn’t the best receiver on his own team last year.

Others, though, like the confidence they’re seeing from the pass catcher.

Claypool is still young, but he’s got the tools to develop into one of the league’s better pass catching options. He may want to tone it down on the celebrations, but he continues to improve as a player from year to year.

We’ll see how he fares with a new QB in Pittsburgh.