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James Conner (R / Pit)

James Conner (R, Pit)

The Steelers could try to re-sign James Conner, but they won't necessarily bring him back as their starting running back, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

James Conner rushed the ball nine times for 37 yards in Week 17 against the Browns. He added five receptions for 25 yards.

James Conner (quadriceps) carried five times for 20 yards and a touchdown while catching all five of his targets for an additional 45 yards during Sunday's 28-24 win over the Colts.

James Conner (quad) practiced fully Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said James Conner (quadriceps) may be available for Sunday's game against the Colts, but he wouldn't guarantee that the 25-year-old would serve as Pittsburgh's lead back if he suits up, Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reports.

The Steelers have downgraded James Conner (quadriceps) to out for Monday's game in Cincinnati.

The Steelers are expected to downgrade James Conner (quadriceps) to out for Monday's game against the Bengals, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

James Conner (quad) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Bengals, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

James Conner (quad) returned to practice Friday in a limited fashion, Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

James Conner (quad) didn't practice Thursday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that James Conner is dealing with a quadriceps injury, Teresa reports.

James Conner (reserve/COVID-19) returned to action and rushed 10 times for 18 yards in Sunday's 26-15 loss to the Bills.

The Steelers activated James Conner (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he's optimistic James Conner will be ready to return from the reserve/COVID-19 list prior to the team's Week 14 game against the Bills, Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reports.

The Steelers can activate James Conner (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, but he isn't expected to play in Monday's game against Washington, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.