Lakers’ LeBron James Hypes ‘Savage’ Chase Young After WFT Upsets Steelers

Lakers’ LeBron James Hypes ‘Savage’ Chase Young After WFT Upsets Steelers

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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James praised Chase Young following the Washington Football Team‘s 23-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday.

James called the Washington rookie a “SAVAGE”:

LeBron James @KingJames

@youngchase907 Lil bro you’re a SAVAGE!! 😤😤😤 That’s all I wanted. Lol

CY2 @youngchase907

My guy! We gon keep rocking! https://t.co/k1cshPi3M9

Young only finished with two tackles but played a major role in the win. On 4th-and-goal for the Steelers at the goal line, he wrapped up Benny Snell Jr. before the running back could get into the end zone.

NFL @NFL

GOAL LINE STOP.

Chase Young 💪 #WashingtonFootball

📺: #WASvsPIT on FOX
📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app: https://t.co/aauV5qKucT https://t.co/jnPiFbSSb3

James has been an admirer of Young since the 6’5″ pass-rusher was a star at Ohio State. He was also critical of the NCAA when the former Buckeyes lineman was handed a suspension for receiving an extra benefit.

LeBron James @KingJames

The fact Chase Young even had to borrow money from a family member just so his girlfriend could come see him play in one of the biggest games of his life(🌹 Bowl) should tell you all you need to know. And since y’all always wanna know more he paid it back to his family member. 🤦🏾‍♂️

LeBron might be a Dallas Cowboys fan, but he isn’t letting the longstanding rivalry between Dallas and Washington stop him from rooting for Young.

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