Steelers RB Conner focusing on present, not uncertain future
PITTSBURGH James Conner didn't treat the quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as an obstacle, but an opportunity. While general manager Kevin Colbert has repeatedly stressed the organization still believes in Conner, the club also declined to approach him with a new deal. Im not going to ignore it, but as far as me being scared or taking extra precautions because of my health history. If Im the guy, or however this year works, the goal is to win, Conner said. Im going to give it everything I have.
Vinatieri misses late, Steelers edge Colts 26-24
"It's good to be sitting at 4-4," Tomlin said after the Steelers held on to beat the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 on Sunday. "We know he's a great kicker," Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward said. The Steelers had blocked an extra point attempt by Vinatieri in the third quarter. "It was great to beat that team," Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree said. FITZPATRICK STRIKES AGAINThe Steelers paid a hefty price in September when they traded a 2020 first-round pick to Miami for Fitzpatrick.