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What to do with James Conner in Week 7 fantasy football

We go over James Conner’s fantasy football outlook ahead of the Steelers Week 7 matchup against the Titans.

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) reaches the ball over the goal line for the game winning touchdown as Houston Texans strong safety Justin Reid (20) defends during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

You’re feeling great right now if you’re a James Conner fantasy owner. The Steelers running back had another 100 yard rushing performance and did so at an efficient pace yet again. But what should you do with Conner against the Tennessee Titans?

Fantasy Football analysis: Steelers RB James Conner

If you were to think about Conner’s value immediately against a team like the Titans you might be scared off. However, the Titans aren’t the best rush defense in the league. They give up 137 yards per game on the ground and Conner should be the beneficiary of that.

The Steelers will likely look to control the pace offensively on the ground. Conner had his most rushing attempts of the season last week against the Browns at 20. The time of possession battle will be the most interesting aspect of this game, and Conner’s ability to control the flow of the offense makes him a worthwhile start.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Conner.