James Conner

James Conner Fantasy

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Height / Weight
6'1" / 233 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
May 5, 1995 (25)
4th Season
2017 / Rd. 3 / Pk. 105 (PIT)

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James Conner News

James Conner, JuJu Smith-Schuster Return To Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (ankle) and wide receivers JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) and Diontae Johnson (toe) all returned to practice on Thursday. Conner, who was an injury disappointment in 2019, was injured in the season opener and gave way to an efficient Benny Snell Jr. If Conner can avoid setbacks on Friday, he should be ready to go for Week 2 against the Broncos, although it's fair to wonder how much time he'll split with Snell. Snell will be the more attractive RB3/flex for fantasy managers until the Steelers show that they're willing to go back to Conner as the featured back. Smith-Schuster and Johnson should both be fine and could both feast against a young and inexperienced Denver secondary. Smith-Schuster had two touchdowns in Week 1 and is a must-start WR1. Johnson is more of a WR3/flex with upside now that Ben Roethlisberger is back and healthy.

Sep. 17th • 11:40 PM
James Conner Absent From Wednesday Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday. Conner left Monday night's win over the New York Giants during the second quarter after injuring his ankle and did not return. Head coach Mike Tomlin did indicate to reporters on Tuesday that they weren't ready to rule Conner out of Week 2's matchup against the Denver Broncos but the running back is certainly trending in the wrong direction. It is looking unlikely that the injury-prone running back will be able to play in that contest. Benny Snell Jr. saw 19 carries in Conner's absence and would be a solid RB2 if Conner is ruled out.

Sep. 16th • 6:43 PM
James Conner Has A Chance To Play In Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ruling out running back James Conner (ankle) for Week 2 against the Broncos, with head coach Mike Tomlin saying the team will "leave the light on" for him. Conner's sprained ankle will be evaluated further on Tuesday, and fantasy owners will need to keep a close eye on his progress this week. But the injury-prone 25-year-old will be a shaky RB3/flex if he suits up, especially since Benny Snell Jr. looked completely adequate in relief while rushing for over 100 yards against the Giants on Monday night. Snell will be a popular waiver target this week, regardless of whether Conner is able to play this weekend.

Sep. 15th • 12:49 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Ben Roethlisberger
Mason Rudolph
RB James Conner
Benny Snell Jr.
LWR JuJu Smith-Schuster
Chase Claypool
RWR Diontae Johnson
Amara Darboh
SWR James Washington
Deon Cain
TE Eric Ebron
Vance McDonald
LT Alejandro Villanueva
LG Matt Feiler
Kevin Dotson
C Maurkice Pouncey
J.C. Hassenauer
RG Stefen Wisniewski
David DeCastro
RT Chukwuma Okorafor
Jerald Hawkins
DT Cameron Heyward
Carlos Davis
NT Tyson Alualu
Isaiah Buggs
DE Stephon Tuitt
Chris Wormley
LOLB T.J. Watt
Olasunkanmi Adeniyi
LILB Devin Bush
Marcus Allen
RILB Vince Williams
Robert Spillane
ROLB Bud Dupree
Alex Highsmith
LCB Joe Haden
James Pierre
FS Minkah Fitzpatrick
SS Terrell Edmunds
Sean Davis
RCB Steven Nelson
Justin Layne
NB Mike Hilton
Cameron Sutton
K Chris Boswell