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Steelers RB James Conner (shoulder) is inactive for today’s game against the Colts. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported this morning that Conner might also miss Week 10. Jaylen Samuels should dominate backfield work today and is a borderline RB1.

Steelers RB James Conner (shoulder) won't play against the Colts today and "also is in jeopardy" of missing next week's game against the Rams, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. RB Benny Snell (knee) is expected to miss Week 10, so Jaylen Samuels might get another game in a feature-back role. We'll track Conner's status this coming week.

Steelers RB James Conner (shoulder) didn't practice all week and is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Colts. With RB Benny Snell (knee) also out, RB Jaylen Samuels will be in a feature role. In 3 starts last season, he totaled 223 rushing yards, 12 catches, 105 receiving yards and a score. Samuels is a borderline RB1 vs. a Colts squad sitting 29th in Football Outsiders' run defense rankings.

Steelers RB James Conner (shoulder) missed his 2nd straight practice on Thursday. "It seems more and more likely" that Conner won't play against the Colts this weekend, ESPN's Brooke Pryor writes. With RB Benny Snell also out after knee surgery, RB Jaylen Samuels appears to be in for a feature role. We just updated our projections for the Steelers backfield.

Steelers RB Benny Snell is expected to miss 2-3 weeks after undergoing surgery to trim the meniscus in his injured knee. That means RB Jaylen Samuels will be locked into a feature role against the Colts this Sunday if RB James Conner's shoulder injury keeps him out.

Steelers RB James Conner (shoulder) did not practice on Wednesday. His injury isn't believed to be serious, but he shouldn't be considered a lock to play against the Colts this weekend. Conner's absence would make Jaylen Samuels a borderline RB1 in a feature role.

Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) is "ready to go" for Week 9, HC Mike Tomlin said Tuesday. Samuels was a full-go in practice all last week before being ruled inactive for Monday night's game against Miami. His return comes at a good time after RBs James Conner (shoulder) and Benny Snell (knee) both left the Dolphins game with injuries. Conner reportedly has a shot to play against the Colts this weekend. But Samuels should be owned in all fantasy leagues at this point.

Steelers RB James Conner left Monday night's win over the Dolphins late with a shoulder injury. HC Mike Tomlin said after the game that it's an AC-joint issue that they'll evaluate further Tuesday. We'll see how significant the injury is. Pittsburgh also lost RB Benny Snell to a knee injury earlier in the game. RB Jaylen Samuels seems to be trending toward a Week 9 return, though.

Steelers RB James Conner was in and out of Sunday night's game against the Chargers with a quad injury. He finished with a big 119 total yards and 2 TDs but didn't play at all in the 4th quarter. Pittsburgh's comfortable lead might have played a role in the decision to hold Conner out, but we'll look for further updates on his status. The Steelers do get a well-timed Week 7 bye. RB Benny Snell picked up the slack for Conner vs. Los Angeles, finishing with 17 carries for 75 yards. He's worth stashing on fantasy rosters while we wait to learn more about Conner. RB Jaylen Samuels figures to miss another game or 2 after his knee surgery.

Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Monday and is expected to be sidelined for a month, HC Mike Tomlin said. That makes Samuels droppable outside of deep fantasy leagues. His absence leaves rookie Benny Snell as Pittsburgh's #2 RB but should really lock James Conner into a workhorse role.

Steelers RB James Conner (ankle) isn't listed on the final Week 5 injury report. He put in a full practice on Friday after sitting out the previous 2 days. Conner played through this injury last week and shouldn't be impacted by it in Sunday's game against the Ravens.

Steelers RB James Conner (ankle) missed his 2nd straight practice on Thursday. He played through the injury on Monday night and said he'll be "fine" for Week 5. But fantasy owners shouldn't consider Conner a lock to play against the Ravens on Sunday. Check back tomorrow for another update.

In a Tuesday radio appearance, Steelers RB James Conner said the ankle he tweaked in Monday night's win is "fine." He added that he could practice on Wednesday. We'll see if he actually does, but Conner should be available for this weekend's game against the Ravens.

Steelers RB James Conner is being evaluated after injuring his ankle in the win over the Bengals, HC Mike Tomlin said. Conner was able to play through the injury on Monday night, so we'd be surprised if he's not able to go against the Ravens this weekend. Still, the ankle is just another reason to make sure Jaylen Samuels is owned in your league after his usage spiked in Week 4.

Steelers RB James Conner (knee) isn't listed on the final Week 3 injury report. He put in full practices on Thursday and Friday, so that knee shouldn't be an issue. Conner draws a stout 49ers run defense this weekend, but he should have volume on his side -- especially with QB Mason Rudolph making his 1st career start.

Steelers RB James Conner (knee) was listed as a full participant in Thursday's practice. So he's evidently good to go for this weekend's game against the 49ers. QB Mason Rudolph and a stout San Francisco run defense add some downside to Conner this week, but he's at least a solid RB2 on volume alone.

Steelers RB James Conner (knee) didn't practice on Wednesday. His injury reportedly isn't serious, and he's expressed confidence about his availability for this weekend's game against the 49ers. But we'll feel a lot better about his status if he's able to get out on the practice field tomorrow. Jaylen Samuels will serve as Pittsburgh's lead back if Conner doesn't play Sunday.

Steelers RB James Conner (knee) said Wednesday that he's "good to go" for this weekend's game against the 49ers. Players tend to be over-optimistic about their statuses, so we're not yet locking Conner into Week 3 fantasy lineups. Let's see what he does in practice over the next couple of days.

"Multiple teammates" believe Steelers RB James Conner's knee injury is "not serious," according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. Conner "appeared to be moving fine" walking through the locker room after Sunday's loss to the Seahawks. That's the only update we've gotten on Conner so far. We'll look for more details, but it at least sounds like he avoided a major injury -- and he might have a shot to play Week 3.

Steelers RB James Conner injured his left knee in the 2nd half of Sunday's game against the Seahawks. He was able to get off the field under his own power but is officially questionable to return. Stay tuned for updates.

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