“He’s already the best Bengals receiver ever”- Cris Collinsworth delivers enormous applause for Ja’Marr Chase

Ja'Marr Chase has had an absolutely stellar rookie season and has gathered tremendous amounts of praise from across the league. One of the more recent and most noteworthy things said came from Cris Collinsworth.

Ja'Marr Chase and Cris Collinsworth
Ja'Marr Chase and Cris Collinsworth

Ja’Marr Chase has been absolutely unbelievable this season and his record-breaking performances have everyone around the league noticing him. When it came to the playoffs, Chase delivered once again.

Coming into the Super Bowl, Chase has 20 receptions for 279 yards and 1 crucial touchdown. Teams have looked to take away Cincy’s number one option in the postseason but he continues to keep up his high level of play.

While Chase gets his more than deserving fair share of praise, Cris Collinsworth recently revealed how he felt about the new Bengals star and that may stand out above the rest.

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Cris Collinsworth views Ja’Marr Chase above Chad Johnson

Ja'Marr Chase for the Bengals
Ja’Marr Chase in action for Bengals during their win over the Raiders

Recently, Cris Collinsworth was quoted saying, “Ja’Marr Chase is already the best receiver I’ve seen play with a Bengals uniform on.”

That type of praise coming from Collinsworth is very noteworthy given his history with the Bengals. As of now, Collinsworth has done more for the Bengals with a very good 417 receptions for 6698 yards and 36 touchdowns. Chase will surely pass those marks if he can keep his level of play up.

What’s more impressive is that Collinsworth already sees Chase above Chad Johnson. Johnson spent nearly his whole career with the Bengals and in his 10 year period with the team, he had a 6-year stretch racking up more than 1000 yards and 7 touchdowns, consecutively.

For Chase to be seen as better than Johnson in just his rookie season is surely too soon for the young star but the potential is there. Chase took a year off of football before entering this year’s draft and still put up ridiculous numbers.

Regardless of how he performs in the Super Bowl, one thing is for sure. Ja’Marr Chase is here to stay.

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