Following his big performance in the Cincinnati Bengals’ loss to the Packers, Ja’Marr Chase has been named the Pepsi Zero Rookie of the Week.
.@Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase (@Real10jayy__) has been voted the @Pepsi Zero Sugar @NFL Rookie of Week 5: https://t.co/QwOX9Z1YAN #PepsiROW— NFL345 (@NFL345) October 14, 2021
Ja’Marr Chase should start preparing himself for being double—and maybe triple—teamed from here on out. That’s just how good he’s been.
The rookie wide receiver simply cannot be covered by any one man. Joe Burrow has a perfect QB rating of 158.3 when targeting Chase in man coverage.
Ja’Marr Chase has a perfect passer rating of 158.3 when targeted vs man coverage— PFF (@PFF) October 12, 2021
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And the wide receiver is first in the entire league against single coverage in terms of yards (405), touchdowns (five), and Pro Football Focus’ grading system (93.4).
Ja’Marr Chase vs. single coverage:— Cris Collinsworth (@CollinsworthPFF) October 12, 2021
93.4 PFF Grade (1st)
405 Yards (1st)
5 TDs (1st)
Forget about offensive rookie of the year. At this point, Chase is looking like one of the most valuable players in the NFL.
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