And his teammates seem to be enjoying it as much as anyone. A few Bengals players recreated some of Chase's poses from his recent photo shoot with GQ. Chase was featured in the August edition of the iconic magazine.
Hubbard clearly understood the assignment. He nailed Chase's acrobatic pose of leaning back while balancing on his toes. Instead of a Kenzo tracksuit, Hubbard was in a backpack and Nike shorts, which seems fitting given the content.
"It took one half second," Hubbard said of his photo, adding that he picked that pose since it made him laugh. "I didn't even see it until it was on Instagram."
For Boyd's rendition, he donned a T-shirt adorned with images of Bengals coach Zac Taylor -- a stark contrast to Chase's $1,250 turtleneck, $1,270 pants and $1,890 boots by Prada.
While the spoofs are sure to draw a few laughs, Chase's star power is no joke, as evidenced by his feature in GQ. The fifth overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft is coming off one of the best seasons in franchise history -- he had 81 catches for 1,455 yards and scored 13 touchdowns in 17 games -- and was named the Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
In the GQ feature, Chase claimed to do quarterback Joe Burrow's shopping. Chase told reporters on Wednesday that he not only heard about that claim from Burrow, but also may have taken a few narrative liberties with that recollection.
Chase revealed that he hasn't actually bought Burrow clothes but is now on the hook to do so.