Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles turned from a seller into a buyer at today's trade deadline. The Bears acquired wide receiver Chase Claypool from the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a 2023 second-round draft pick, NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday, per a source informed of the move. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport added that the Steelers are receiving the Bears' original second-round pick, not the pick they received in Monday's deal with the Ravens for Roquan Smith. Chicago fans had been clamoring for Poles to make a move that would help second-year quarterback Justin Fields' development. Poles finally answered that call on Tuesday, albeit for a steep price for a former second-round pick in his third season. The 24-year-old Claypool is under contract through 2023.
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