James Conner is however striving to bounce again right after a tough 2019 time. But now he may well be fighting for his commencing task right after a undesirable start out to the period.
The Pittsburgh Steelers working again went down in their earn versus the Giants just after suffering an ankle injury in the next quarter and did not return. Second-12 months back again Benny Snell changed him and rushed for 113 yards. Inspite of not starting up the match, Snell concluded Week one as the NFL’s 3rd primary rusher.
NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport described Conner is expected to break up carries with Snell towards the Denver Broncos.
Conner skipped observe Wednesday but was a comprehensive participant on Thursday and Friday. He skipped six video games past time because of to a shoulder injuries and his manufacturing declined enormously. His rushing yards for every recreation went from 74.8 to 46.four, scrimmage yards for every video game 113.1 to 71.five and scrimmage touchdowns 13 to seven. He has not played a total 16-match period in his career.
The Steelers hurry offense performed very well with out him in the lineup previous year. It will be exciting to see if a healthier Snell can snag the commencing purpose from Conner.