It is important to note that Bouchette's assertion came in the form of a reply to a 'mailbag' question. Bouchette opined that Snell could earn an expanded role if he continues to play well and Conner misses time. He would go on to state that while stealing the job outright from an injured starter is not unheard of, that he expects Conner to be the lead back upon his return. Bouchette would then add this: "If Conner is ineffective when he returns and Snell is clearly better, they’ll make the switch". This is potentially damning news for Conner's already tenuous fantasy value, as he is at his best in a high volume role. Snell is our 31st ranked running back for Week 2.