Mike's Beer Bar War Room: With Claypool traded, just run the football


As talented as Chase Claypool is, his departure via trade could give the Steelers' offense an opportunity to jump on a trend that might seem unrelated. Surprisingly unrelated. As everyone knows, there are five eligible receivers amongst the 11 men on the offensive side of the ball. More often than not, the Steelers have utilized Najee Harris or Jaylen Warren at running back, Pat Freiermuth at tight end, Diontae Johnson and George Pickens on the outside at wide receiver, and Claypool used to line up in the slot in 11 Personnel, which is one running back, one tight end and three wide receivers.