Pittsburgh Steelers WR Chase Claypool named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Chase Claypool named AFC Offensive Player of the Week
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) gets past Philadelphia Eagles safety Marcus Epps (22) after taking a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Don Wright) (Don Wright)

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Chase Claypool has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Claypool scored four touchdowns to help the Steelers defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-29 on Sunday, making him the first rookie in team history to score four touchdowns in a game. He is only the third player in team history to do so.

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He had seven receptions for 110 yards. Three of those catches were touchdowns, and he also rushed for a two-yard score.

The Steelers picked Claypool in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

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