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Jaylen Samuels RB - PIT

Experience: 1 YRS  
Height: 6'0"  
Weight: 225 
Bye: 7

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The Steelers have been using RBs James Conner and Jaylen Samuels in the same backfield during some plays in OTAs, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “I think that could be kind of special with me and [Conner] in the backfield," Samuels said. "Me and him in the game, period. We’re just building on from that right now… He’s more of a runner and a catcher, as well, but I can get outside and run routes, as well. To have that dual threat with me and him in the game, it could be really scary for defenses.” Conner was excellent as Pittsburgh's feature back for 13 games last season. But Samuels also impressed when given a shot, racking up 223 yards on 5.3 yards per carry and a 12-105-1 receiving line in 3 starts late in the year. There are touches to go around this season with Antonio Brown's departure, and Samuels has the receiving ability to capture some of them. He's an intriguing later-round pick in fantasy drafts.

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Injury Predictor

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
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Date Injury Analysis
Nov 4, 2017 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Samuels sustained a concussion vs. Clemson but was cleared for the following game.

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