Former Bears receiver Chase Claypool is now on the exclusive negotiation list of the CFL's Sakskatchewan Roughriders, signaling potential interest from a Canadian football team.

By the Numbers
  • Claypool had 18 catches for 191 yards in 10 Bears games over two seasons.
  • After being traded to the Dolphins in 2023, he had four catches on seven targets for 26 yards.
  • In his tenure with the Steelers, Claypool amassed 153 catches for 2,044 yards and 12 TDs.
Yes, But

Claypool's attitude, effort, and commitment were questioned during his time with various teams, leading to concerns about his impact on the field.

State of Play
  • Claypool is currently a free agent as his contract expired in March.
  • Despite his struggles, the Bears hoped he would improve before ultimately deciding to send him home and trade him.
What's Next

It remains to be seen if Claypool will consider signing with the CFL or if he will pursue opportunities in the NFL as a free agent.

Bottom Line

Chase Claypool's career trajectory, from being highly valued to facing uncertainties in both attitude and performance, highlights the challenges of transitioning between football leagues and raises questions about his future prospects in professional football.