James Conner



Film Room: Pressure Ruins Steelers’ Chances For Splash Plays

Playaction is something the Pittsburgh Steelers have done little of this season. Heading into the Jaguars’ game, Ben Roethlisberger had used it the second-fewest of any quarterback in the league. It seems like the Steelers tried to change that approach into Sunday. And the chances were there. But pressure wrecked…


Steelers Vs. Jaguars: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 5 Game

The 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 2-2 Jacksonville Jaguars at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon in a Week 5 matchup and ahead of that game kicking off, there are several key storylines worth pointing out. Below are what I consider to be the top five storylines for both teams ahead…


2017 NFL Week 5: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of yinz once again. Sunday the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Jacksonville Jaguars at Heinz Field and that’s a game they’re heavily favored to win. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has also only lost one game at home during the month of October during his long career…



Home Opener A Big Moment For James Conner

It may not have seemed like much of a big deal, but, in fact, it was truly momentous. About 10 minutes into the Pittsburgh Steelers’ home opener on Sunday, rookie running back James Conner checked onto the grass for the first time at Heinz Field wearing the black and gold…


Steelers Continue Tradition Of Carrying Big Running Backs

They are the giant sequoia of the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly have traits they look for at certain position. Big, fast receivers. Long, physical corners. And running backs who look like they could play linebacker. The latter is the focus today, Pittsburgh’s final 53 man roster confirming what we…


Steelers Vs. Panthers Preseason Week 4: 10 Offensive Players To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2017 preseason schedule Thursday night on the road against the Carolina Panthers and while several of the team’s more established players are certainly unlikely to see much, if any, action in this contest, there will still be several other younger players worth keeping…


Film Room: Conner, Watson Throw Haymakers Saturday Night

I’m not saying James Conner or Terrell Watson could beat Floyd Mayweather in a fight. I’m just saying I like their chances. They delivered a number of punches to the Indianapolis Colts’ defense on an otherwise dull night. Several examples for you. Conner has the size the Pittsburgh Steelers are…


Steelers Vs. Colts Preseason Week 3: 10 Offensive Players To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their third preseason game of 2017 Saturday night at home against the Indianapolis Colts and this contest should feature an extended look at several of the team’s starters on both sides of the football in addition to several players with legitimate shots at still making…


Tomlin Ready To See If Conner Can Be “Special” Saturday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back James Conner had a very adequate NFL debut on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons as the team’s second of two third round draft picks this year ran for almost 100 yards in that preseason contest and played 54 total offensive snaps. While Conner will likely…




James Conner’s First Snap A Momentous Occasion

While it should not be terribly surprising given how many players sat out the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first preseason game, today’s contest is going to mark the debut of some highly anticipated players. Martavis Bryant is going to draw a lot of headlines, but rest assured that there are many, many…