Steelers’ Chase Claypool sets Canadian record with 4 TDs against Eagles


It looks like Chase Claypool is not done adding his name to the record books, as his four touchdowns against the Philadelphia Eagles make him the first Canadian-born player in NFL history to do so.

Earlier in the afternoon, Claypool became the first Canadian born player with three touchdowns in a game since Rueben Mayes achieved the feat. in 1990.

The Abbotsford, BC native had seven receptions for 110 yards and three touchdowns while adding a quick touchdown. His four touchdowns are also most by a Steelers rookie in one part.

In week two against the Denver Broncos, Claypool scored the longest scrum touchdown in league history by a Canadian-born player with an 84-yard reception.

With five touchdowns so far this season, the 22-year-old is halfway to eclipsing Mayes’ mark from 1986, when he had eight touchdowns in his rookie season with the Nova Saints. -Orléans.


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