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Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool traded to the Chicago Bears

Pittsburgh Steelers trade Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad for a second round draft pick

 

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool becomes first-ever person from B.C. to throw touchdown pass in NFL

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad throws pass in first quarter of Sunday’s game

 

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been ranked a 78 in the Madden 23 video game. (Caitlyn Epes/Pittsburgh Steelers photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool ranked a 78 by Madden 23

Second straight year that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver has received a 78

 

Jacksonville Jaguars fans celebrate as Georgia’s Travon Walker is announced as the team’s first pick No. 1 overall in the NFL football draft, during a draft party Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
Jacksonville Jaguars fans celebrate as Georgia’s Travon Walker is announced as the team’s first pick No. 1 overall in the NFL football draft, during a draft party Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
The BC Community Football Association will have a honorary game celebrating Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool in Chilliwack on May 28. (YouTube capture)

BC Commmunity Football Association honouring Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool with The Game

Top young talent from the BCCFA practising in Mission this weekend, play in Chilliwack on May 28

The BC Community Football Association will have a honorary game celebrating Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool in Chilliwack on May 28. (YouTube capture)
The NFL’s approach to dealing with vaccinated, asymptomatic COVID cases will be closely watched. (Courtesy of the NFL)

NFL could become trend-setter for COVID-19 testing policies

Football league is scaling back testing for vaccinated players in alignment with CDC guidelines

The NFL’s approach to dealing with vaccinated, asymptomatic COVID cases will be closely watched. (Courtesy of the NFL)
With his Pittsburgh Steelers struggling, Chase Claypool was asked how the team might pick up the pace at practice. His suggestion wasn’t well received by his head coach and a veteran teammate. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has ‘more music’ suggestion shot down by Pittsburgh Steelers coach

Claypool suggested that having music playing at practices might help the team up its tempo

With his Pittsburgh Steelers struggling, Chase Claypool was asked how the team might pick up the pace at practice. His suggestion wasn’t well received by his head coach and a veteran teammate. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
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Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool receives Madden 22 rating

Popular football video game reveals player ratings for new edition

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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2020, file photo, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Nassib on Monday, June 21, 2021, became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib announced the news on Instagram, saying he was not doing it for the attention but because “I just think that representation and visibility are so important.” (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

More than a dozen NFL players have come out as gay after their careers were over

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2020, file photo, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Nassib on Monday, June 21, 2021, became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib announced the news on Instagram, saying he was not doing it for the attention but because “I just think that representation and visibility are so important.” (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool was allegedly in a bar fight earlier this month in California and video shows him apparently kicking someone in the head. (Air Jordan website)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool allegedly involved in bar fight

Footage of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver kicking man in head earlier this month surfaces online

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool was allegedly in a bar fight earlier this month in California and video shows him apparently kicking someone in the head. (Air Jordan website)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski (87) celebrates with Mike Evans (13) and quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Gronkowski scored a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski (87) celebrates with Mike Evans (13) and quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Gronkowski scored a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches two touchdowns in playoff loss

Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from postseason after losing 48-37 to the Cleveland Browns

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool tries to haul in a catch against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. (Caitlyn Epes/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool wraps up successful rookie NFL season

Steelers head to playoffs on Sunday, Claypool finishes with 11 touchdowns and 873 yards receiving

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool tries to haul in a catch against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. (Caitlyn Epes/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scores 10th touchdown

First wide receiver since 1960 to record 10 touchdowns in 10 games, Steelers still unbeaten

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Chase Claypool celebrates a big play during the Steelers 36-10 win over the Bengals on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches two touchdowns in Steelers win

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad now has caught seven touchdowns in nine games for Pittsburgh

Chase Claypool celebrates a big play during the Steelers 36-10 win over the Bengals on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

VIDEO: A record-setting four touchdowns in one game by B.C. football star Chase Claypool

Former Abbotsford player and Langley resident becomes first Steelers rookie to hit mark

Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool and the Pittsburgh Steelers return to action on Sunday (Sept. 26) against the Houston Texans. (Zoom photo)

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool speaks with Canadian media

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver speaks on a variety of topics during Zoom press conference

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool and the Pittsburgh Steelers return to action on Sunday (Sept. 26) against the Houston Texans. (Zoom photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass

Abby Senior grad established new record for longest scrimmage TD by a Canadian

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his first career NFL reception against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14, 2020. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes NFL debut with Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh beats New York Giants 26-16 on Monday Night Football, Claypool collects 48 yards offence

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his first career NFL reception against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14, 2020. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter photo)