Steelers RB James Conner has lower leg contusion

Steelers running back James Conner suffered a right lower leg contusion in Pittsburgh's 33-30 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday night.

Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed the news in his postgame interview and didn't provide any additional information.

Related players: Jaylen Samuels

Fantasy Impact: 

While nothing is official, reports say Conner could end up missing some time, which would make Samuels an attractive add this week in fantasy leagues. Coming into this game, Samuels was averaging just over 9-percent of the snaps per game this season. He had five touches against the Chargers, but had only one total touch in Weeks 11 and 12.

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