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NFL's top 10 backfields: Browns, Packers rank among best
Is there any rushing duo better than the Browns' Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt? Nick Shook lists the NFL's top 10 backfields.
James Conner, Benny Snell expected to split carries vs. Broncos
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs James Conner and Benny Snell are expected to split carries against the Denver Broncos, Ian Rapoport reported.
Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 2
Zach Banner's first season as Pittsburgh's starting right tackle is likely over after one game. Here is all the news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Tuesday.
Steelers RB Benny Snell proves 'ready to answer the bell' in Week 1
Listed as the Steelers' second runner, Benny Snell didn't begin his second professional season with the greatest expectations. The spotlight is now trained on him after he exploded for 113 yards while filling in for James Conner on Monday Night Football.
Steelers RB James Conner exits 'MNF' vs. Giants early with ankle injury
Entering the 2020 season, all signs pointed to James Conner being the bell-cow in Pittsburgh. On "Monday Night Football" against the Giants, the fourth-year running back encountered his first hurdle on his road to achieving that goal.
Mike Tomlin: James Conner is Steelers 'bell cow,' 'primary ball-toter'
Throughout his career, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has preferred a workhorse running back to shoulder most of the backfield workload. 2020 appears no different.
Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2020: Saquon Barkley at No. 6
Saquon Barkley held the top spot in Maurice Jones-Drew's ranking of the league's 32 RB1s heading into 2019. This year, however, the Giants RB didn't crack the top five. Check out why and where the rest of the NFL's starting running backs land in MJD's list.
James Conner driven to show 'a way to be better from adversity'
James Conner had to fight cancer before he could reach the NFL. Now, the Steelers running back tells Nick Shook he has taken on the mission of inspiring others with his story.
State of the Franchise: With Big Ben back, Steelers stacked
After missing most of 2019, Ben Roethlisberger returns to a Steelers roster that might be one of the best he's played with. Adam Rank says things are looking promising in Pittsburgh.
Can JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner bounce back for Steelers?
If the Steelers' offense is to match the play and acclaim of their burgeoning defense, it is quite likely JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner must come back to the level and production they showed prior to last season.
James Conner: Steelers RBs must first establish run game
The all-around talent of James Conner puts him in position to be a three-down back for the Steelers. But the fourth-year veteran said he and the other Pittsburgh RBs need to make establishing the run game their top priority.
JuJu: Big Ben is 'back,' ready to lead Steelers to 'big year'
JuJu Smith-Schuster came away impressed by what he saw from a workout with Ben Roethlisberger, who he thinks is all the Steelers need to return to legitimate contention.
Ryan Switzer: Ben Roethlisberger 'let it rip' in throwing session
The Steelers WR, who along with JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner worked out with Roethlisberger, told The Athletic that the QB is back to zipping the pigskin around the park.
James Conner on contract: 'I'm Pittsburgh through and through'
Entering the final year of his rookie deal, the Steelers RB said he can't see himself leaving Pittsburgh after nearly a decade playing football in the city.
Big Ben shaves, posts workout video of him throwing
Injured Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger pledged not to shave his beard or cut his hair until he could again throw a "legit NFL pass" to one of his teammates. A recent workout video seems to suggest he's returning to form.
AFC burning questions: Jarrett Stidham or bust in New England?
Jarrett Stidham or bust in New England? Which Philip Rivers will show up in Indianapolis? Could Denver field a video game offense in 2020? Marc Sessler explores one burning question for each AFC team.
NFL Power Rankings: Cowboys get major boost from 2020 Draft
With all 255 picks in the books, how did the 2020 NFL Draft affect the league hierarchy? Dan Hanzus updates his Power Rankings, with movement up and down the board. Whose prospect haul provides the biggest boost?
2020 NFL Draft: Pick-by-pick analysis for Rounds 4-5
Mark Dulgerian breaks down every selection in Rounds 4 and 5 of the 2020 NFL Draft, providing analysis for predictable picks to unexpected trades. Follow along as we update live!
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
Colts, Steelers, Buccaneers positioned for return to NFL playoffs
Do Tom Brady and Philip Rivers immediately lift their new teams back into contention? Marc Sessler spotlights three non-playoff teams from the 2019 season that could crash the postseason party in 2020.
Fabiano's one-man, five-round fantasy mock draft
With a number of big-name players changing teams in free agency, Michael Fabiano takes a look at what the first five rounds of a fantasy draft could look like before we hit the 2020 NFL Draft.
Fantasy Points Per Touch: Running backs
Michael Fabiano ranks the top 25 fantasy running backs based on a combination of rushing attempts and receptions and the positive points that resulted in 2019.
Top 10 compensatory picks from past 10 NFL drafts: Prescott at 1
Compensatory picks for the 2020 NFL Draft have been released. With that in mind, let's review some of the most impactful selections of this sort. Jeremy Bergman ranks the top 10 comp picks from the past 10 drafts.
2020 NFL free agency fits: Rivers to Colts? Gordon to Steelers?
Where could Philip Rivers find a comfortable coaching fit? Which team could really use Melvin Gordon? Gil Brandt lists ten tantalizing free agency fits, including new homes for the pair of Chargers vets.
Top rushes of September 2020
Check out the top rushes from the NFL during September of the 2020 season.
Top 10 fantasy RBs | Week 3
The top 10 scoring running backs from week 3 of the 2020 season, led by 44.7 from Alvin Kamara
Top clutch plays of the week | Week 3
Check out the top clutch plays of Week 3 of the 2020 season.
Texans vs. Steelers highlights | Week 3
Watch the highlights of the Houston Texans against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 3.
James Conner barrels through defenders for powerful TD run
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner rushes for a 12-yard touchdown.
Pick 6: Cynthia Frelund picks her most confident outcomes of Week 3
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund shares her Week 3 game projections.
Five players who could be difference-makers in Week 3 fantasy matchups
Five players who could be difference-makers in Week 3 fantasy matchups.
Shook: Top 10 RB rooms in NFL through two weeks
Around The NFL's Nick Shook discusses his Top 10 running back rooms in NFL through two weeks.
Next Gen Stats: Top 5 rush yards over expected | Week 2
Next Gen Stats ranks the Top 5 runs of Week 2 by rush yards over expected.
Top clutch plays of the week | Week 2
Watch the top clutch plays of Week 2 from the 2020 NFL season.
Broncos vs. Steelers highlights | Week 2
Watch the game highlights from the Week 2 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Can't-Miss Play: James Conner explodes for longest run of career
Can't-Miss Play: Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner rushes for a career-long 59 yards.
James Conner rushes for first TD of 2020
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner rushes for his first touchdown of the 2020 season.
Garafolo: James Conner suffered ankle sprain in Week 1 opener
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner suffered an ankle sprain in Week 1.
Kinkhabwala: 'No question' James Conner will be a bell-cow RB for 2020 Steelers
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala reports James Conner will be a bell-cow RB for 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers.
Rapoport: James Conner plans to play in 2020
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner will play this season.
Move the Sticks: Four teams with tough contract decisions for young stars
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks shares which teams have difficult contract decisions with young players.
James Conner: Big Ben 'looking great' in workouts with teammates
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner shares how quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been looking in workouts with teammates this offseason.
James Conner discusses new memoir 'Fear Is A Choice'
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about his offseason training, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's return, 2020 expectations and more.
'GMFB': Steelers players with something to prove in '20
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses Steelers players that have something to prove in 2020.
Steelers Roster Reset: Two players under pressure to perform in 2020
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala examines how the Pittsburgh Steelers' offseason moves have set them up entering the 2020 season.
Kinkhabwala: James Conner serious about 'playing to win' in 2020
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala says Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner serious about "playing to win" in 2020.
Barkley vs. Conner: Who will be more dominant in '20?
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses which RB will be more dominant in 2020: New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley or Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner.