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Moving Around The Formation A Lot, Chase Claypool Learning How To Recognize Coverages Based On Alignment

Ahead of the 2022 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers and second-year offensive coordinator Matt Canada are making it very clear that they plan on moving third-year wide receiver Chase Claypool around the offensive formation quite a bit.

Through initial OTAs and now two days of mandatory minicamp at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on the South Side, Claypool has moved around often within the offensive formation, working out wide, in the slot, and — as he revealed to reporters Wednesday — out of the backfield as well.

Following a rather difficult second season in 2021 that saw him struggle with some in-game decision making and overall production, especially down the field in contested-catch situations.