James Conner suffers concussion during Steelers' win

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner left in the fourth quarter of Thursday's 52-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night after suffering a concussion.

Coach Mike Tomlin told reporters after the game that Conner is in the concussion protocol.

Conner was briefly examined in the sideline medical tent during the third quarter after taking a hit on a play. He later returned to the game before leaving for the locker room with the Steelers leading, 52-14, early in the fourth quarter.

The second-year running back tallied 65 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries before exiting the game. Conner has 771 rushing yards and 10 TDs on the season.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Related Content


See all the Action

Replay every game all season.