Steelers get three more rookies under contract, including Chase Claypool

Steelers get three more rookies under contract, including Chase Claypool
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A day after signing third-round draft pick Alex Highsmith to his rookie deal, the Steelers have gotten three more picks under contract.

Second-round pick Chase Claypool, fourth-round selection Anthony McFarland and sixth-round pick Antoine Brooks also announced on social media that they signed their rookie deals, giving the Steelers all but two of their 2020 class under contract.

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Claypool, who was the team’s top pick in the draft this year, was the 49th player selected in the draft. The Steelers did not have a first-round draft pick, having sent that to the Dolphins to acquire Minkah Fitzpatrick.

A 6-foot-4, 238-pound wide receiver, Claypool caught 150 passes for 2,159 yards and 19 touchdowns at Notre Dame.

He is expected to be in the mix for the third- or fourth-receiver spot as a rookie.

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