Bengals: Each AFC North foe’s most overrated player in 2022

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Chase Claypool

Remember when Steelers fans wanted to argue with Bengals fans that Chase Claypool was better than Tee Higgins? Out of spite, Claypool is the easy answer here.

As a Bengals fan, watching the Steelers fanbase turn on Claypool last season was truly laughable. Likely the most memorable moment from Claypool’s season came on Thursday Night Football in Minnesota. While he did have one of his better games of the season, everybody remembers what happened on his final catch.

With the clock ticking down, and the Steelers marching, Claypool hauled in a pass from Big Ben for a first down. Instead of getting up and giving the ball to the referee, he celebrated.

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The extra five seconds could have helped the Steelers pull off one of the greatest comebacks in franchise history, as they were once trailing in that game 29-0.

Regardless of his perception from the Steelers fanbase, Claypool saw decreases in receptions, receiving yards, and touchdowns in his second season. While some will blame it on the performance of Ben Roethlisberger, others believe Claypool simply regressed in his sophomore season.

Which player do you think is most overrated from every AFC North foe?

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