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James Conner



Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 27

Weight: 233 lbs

College: Pittsburgh


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Recent Games

1ChiefsL 21 - 4410262.6815295.811010
2@RaidersW 29 - 237253.66022613210
3RamsL 12 - 2013393100318670
4@PanthersW 26 - 1615553.7803227.3140
5EaglesL 17 - 209556.117018880
6@SeahawksL 9 - 19
7SaintsW 42 - 34
8@VikingsL 26 - 34
9SeahawksL 21 - 317456.41405193.88000
10@RamsW 27 - 1721693.3923175.78000
1149ersL 10 - 381442314121267010
12ChargersL 24 - 25251204.82003206.79111

Career Stats

RBFB Career

2017Pittsburgh Steelers140321444.500000
2018Pittsburgh Steelers13122159734.51255497929142
2019Pittsburgh Steelers101011646444342517.426311
2020Pittsburgh Steelers13111697214.36352156.118020
2021Arizona Cardinals1562027523.7153737510.145320
2022Arizona Cardinals991214763.94271716.321131



  • Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on 4/13/21 as an unrestricted free agent following four seasons (2017-20) with Pittsburgh. Re-signed with Arizona in March of 2022, agreeing to a three-year contract.
  • A two-time Pro Bowl (2018, '21), two-time Player of the Week (Week 8 of 2018; Week 8 of 2019) and one-time Player of the Month (October of 2018) selection.
  • Earned Pro Bowl honors for the second time in his career during his inaugural season with Arizona in 2021, becoming just the fifth Cardinals RB to receive Pro Bowl honors during his first season with the team: Ollie Matson (1952), Johnny Roland (1966), Ottis Anderson (1979) and Johnny Johnson (1990).
  • Played in 15 games (6 starts) during the regular season in 2021 and finished the year with 752 yards and 15 rushing on 202 rushing attempts while adding 37 receptions for 375 yards and three TDs. Also scored the Cardinals lone TD in the Wild Card matchup.
  • His 18 total TDs marked the second-highest single-season total in Cardinals history and ranked third in the NFL in 2021. His 15 rushing TDs also represented the second-highest single-season total in team annals and ranked second in the NFL last season.
  • All 18 of his TDs during the 2021 regular season came in his final 13 games played. Had six games with multiple TDs last season, joining RB David Johnson (8 in 2016) as the only players in franchise history to have at least six such performances in a single season.
  • Had at least one TD (rushing or receiving) in seven consecutive games (Games 7-13) in 2021, tied for the longest streak in franchise history. Included in that stretch was a streak of five straight games with a rushing TD, tying the longest such streak in team history.
  • In Arizona, has reunited with RBs coach James Saxon who was his position coach in Pittsburgh between 2017-18. Saxon has been Conner's position coach during both of his Pro Bowl seasons.
  • Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection with the Steelers in 2018, when he rushed for 12 TDs (third in the NFL) and 973 yards while catching 55 passes for 497 yards a TD in just 13 games.
  • With the Steelers, appeared in 50 games (33 starts) and ran for 2,302 yards and 22 TDs on 532 carries (4.3-yard avg.) along with 124 receptions for 963 yards and four TDs.
  • After tearing his MCL during the first game of his junior year at the University of Pittsburgh (2015), attended rehab and began experiencing excessive fatigue and other symptoms, leading doctors to perform a chest x-ray that revealed Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He endured 12 rounds of chemotherapy and completed his last chemo appointment on May 9, 2016. On May 23, 2016, he announced that he was cancer free.

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