Steelers rookie Chase Claypool responds to video by sending signed jersey to fan with dementia


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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie huge receiver Chase Claypool is ensuring his most devoted followers are acknowledged. He noticed a video on social media from a Steelers fan whose father was lately identified with dementia and made positive they felt the love from Pittsburgh.

“That is my daddy. He’s 76 years previous and has simply been identified with dementia,” the son wrote in a Tik Tok video. “He’s my finest pal and he’s the largest Pittsburgh Steeler fan on this planet. Dad is from Pittsburgh and hasn’t been dwelling in endlessly.”

The fan continued, saying his dad’s prognosis has impacted how he is watched the sport.

“We have watched each sport collectively since I used to be a bit boy! He has all the time been capable of let you know each participant on the crew. Now he cannot keep in mind who’s on the crew, and it is so unhappy to see his reminiscence fade. It could be superior if Pittsburgh would ship my daddy some fan gear so he would know who’s on the crew,” the fan stated.

He then stated, “It could make him the happiest man on this planet if Massive Ben (Roethlisberger), Juju (Smith-Schuster), (T.J.) Watt, Claypool, (James) Conner, (Mike) Tomlin, (Maurkice) Pouncey would ship him some love.”

The fan confirmed movies of his dad with a few of his previous Steelers jerseys and his Steelers memorabilia.

Claypool additionally made a video, responding to the unique, signing a jersey for the fan’s dad.

“I hope this jersey can create a long-lasting reminiscence for you and your father,” the rookie stated. “God bless you and your loved ones and Go Steelers.”

The Steelers are at the moment the one undefeated crew within the league, sitting at 6-0. They are going to face the 5-1 Baltimore Ravens in a divisional matchup on Sunday.


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