Tonight’s matchup between the Steelers and Bengals had the propensity to be a lopsided affair especially when you look at the teams on paper. Combine that with the fact that the Steelers thumped the Bengals the first time around and that was before Cincy lost starter Joe Burrow for the season and we could be in for a sleeper
But one man the Steelers did not have in the arsenal Tonight is James Conner. The running back who returned from the covid list was anything but stellar in the loss to Buffalo and now he is dinged up with a thigh injury.
Its something Conner was fighting throughout the week in practice and just after 4 earlier Today the Steelers officially ruled him out paving the way for the Benny Snell, Anthony McFarland and Jaylen Samuels show tonight.