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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels held in check    Mon Nov 11, 12:52 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels ran for 29 yards on 14 carries and added 11 yards receiving on three receptions in Week 10 versus the Los Angeles Rams.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels is beast in pass game    Sun Nov 3, 05:13 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels spun his wheels with eight runs for just 10 yards in Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts, but he posted 13 receptions for 73 yards on his 13 targets.

Footballguys view: Samuels had a costly fumble but was helping move the chains all day in a very conservative pass offense. If James Conner is out next week as expected, Samuels will be an excellent PPR RB2 and worthy nonPPR flex.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels on track for Week 9    Fri Nov 1, 03:12 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 1, and is not on the injury report for Week 9.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's injury report for Week 9    Fri Nov 1, 02:43 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Ramon Foster (concussion) and RB Benny Snell (knee) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts. RB James Conner (shoulder) also did not practice all week and is listed as doubtful. FB Roosevelt Nix (knee) was limited Friday, Nov. 1, after being added to the injury report and is listed as questionable. DT Daniel McCullers (ankle), C Maurkice Pouncey (calf), LB Ulysees Gilbert III (back), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) and RB Jaylen Samuels practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report. LB Mark Barron (non-injury) was not given a practice designation Friday but has also been removed from the injury report.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels fully practices    Thu Oct 31, 04:20 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 31.

Footballguys view: Samuels is ready to roll and the Steelers would be smart to employ a committee with him and James Conner even if Conner is able to play. Conner has had four different injuries so far this year and we're only halfway through the season.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels takes part in practice    Wed Oct 30, 03:50 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Footballguys view: Samuels could be in line to be the Steelers lead back in Week 9...depending on the health status of James Conner. If Conner has to miss time, then Samuels would get a large workload and have plenty of value for Fantasy GMs.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels will return    Tue Oct 29, 12:28 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) will return for Week 9, and he could have played if needed in Week 8.

Footballguys view: Samuels is 100 percent and could be the Steelers lead back with both James Conner and Benny Snell banged up. He's the No. 1 waiver wire add this week if you're in need of running back help. With a starter's workload, Samuels could post high-end RB2 numbers in Week 9. Watch to see the practice status for Conner as the week goes on.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels will not play    Mon Oct 28, 06:55 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 8 game.

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  Steelers | Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Mon Oct 28, 06:54 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Paxton Lynch, DE L.T. Walton, LB Ulysees Gilbert III, RB Jaylen Samuels, OT Chukwuma Okorafor, TE Zach Gentry and CB Justin Layne inactive for Week 8.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels practices in full    Sat Oct 26, 03:02 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) practiced in full Saturday, Oct. 26.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels practices    Fri Oct 25, 08:05 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 25.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Friday practice report    Fri Oct 25, 03:53 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Mark Barron (hamstring) was downgraded to a limited practice Friday, Oct. 25. LB T.J. Watt (abdomen) and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (illness) were upgraded to a full practice Friday. RB Roosevelt Nix (knee), RB Jaylen Samuels (knee), WR James Washington (shoulder), CB Mike Hilton (calf), CB Steven Nelson (groin), TE Vance McDonald (shoulder), CB Joe Haden (groin) and QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) practiced in full for a second straight day.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels on the field    Thu Oct 24, 04:12 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 24.

Footballguys view: Benny Snell's time as the backup is coming to a close for now. He ran strong against the Chargers, but Samuels is back in position to get more work if James Conner's injury woes continue.

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  Steelers | Week 6 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Oct 13, 06:51 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Isaiah Buggs, WR James Washington, LB Mark Barron, FB Roosevelt Nix, QB Mason Rudolph, RB Jaylen Samuels and CB Steven Nelson inactive for Week 6.

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  Steelers | Week 6 injury report for Steelers    Fri Oct 11, 04:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee), FB Roosevelt Nix (knee), WR James Washington (shoulder) and LB Mark Barron (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 11, and have been ruled out for Week 6. CB Steven Nelson (groin) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. CB Justin Layne (illness), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury), LB Anthony Chickillo (foot), CB Mike Hilton (foot) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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  Steelers | Thursday practice report for Steelers    Thu Oct 10, 05:33 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee), FB Roosevelt Nix (knee), WR James Washington (shoulder), LB Mark Barron (hamstring) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 10. CB Steven Nelson (groin) and CB Mike Hilton (foot) were limited during practice. CB Justin Layne (illness), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) and LB Anthony Chickillo (foot) fully participated in practice.

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  Steelers | Wednesday practice report for Steelers    Wed Oct 9, 05:16 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee), FB Roosevelt Nix (knee), WR James Washington (shoulder), LB Mark Barron (hamstring), CB Justin Layne (illness) and C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9. CB Steven Nelson (groin) and LB Anthony Chickillo (foot) were limited during practice.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels out a month    Tue Oct 8, 12:25 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels (knee) will miss a month of action following knee surgery Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Footballguys view: The Steelers roll on with James Conner as their lead back. When he needs a breather, we could see more from rookie Benny Snell. The fourth-round pick from Kentucky is more of a downhill grinder and not the all-purpose weapon that Samuels is as a runner or receiving threat. Expect Conner to get as much work as he can handle.

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  Steelers | Quiet game for Jaylen Samuels    Sun Oct 6, 09:45 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels rushed three times for two yards, caught three passes for 11 yards and completed one of his two pass attempts for four yards and an interception in a 26-23 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 5.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels busy in Monday's win    Mon Sep 30, 11:45 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels had 10 runs for 26 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the Cincinnati Bengals while adding eight receptions for 57 yards on eight targets. He also completed three passes for 31 yards.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels seeing significant role    Tue Aug 6, 02:07 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels has been filling a 'significant part of the offense' so far during training camp, as the team limits the workload of RB James Conner. Samuels has been lined up at various positions during practices.

Footballguys view: Message! Keep an eye on Samuels and his potentially expanded role during the preseason. He's incredibly versatile as a runner or receiver and is a handcuff for James Conner if you have the bench space. Fantasy GMs are taking Samuels off the board at RB43 (9.09) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels working on speed    Fri Jun 21, 02:05 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels has focused on improving his speed this offseason and believes he has done that, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

Footballguys view: Samuels should be used more in two-back backfields and as a tight end/H-back if the Steelers offense is evolving. He's an intriguing pick later in PPR leagues with his unique skillset and James Conner injury upside - albeit dampened by fourth round pick Benny Snell joining the running back room.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh may use two RBs in backfield    Fri May 24, 06:04 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RBs James Conner and Jaylen Samuels lined up in the backfield together at times during practice this week, and Samuels said he believes that formation could cause problems for defenses.

Footballguys view: This is an innovation the Steelers need with Antonio Brown and lots of youth at wide receiver. Samuels proved he is an NFL quality runner last year and he can also block, run routes and catch balls like a tight end or H-back. He should be on the field more this year even if Conner is still the clear lead back.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels stays busy in passing game    Mon Dec 31, 12:54 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels ran only two times for two yards but caught seven of his eight targets for 40 yards in Week 17 versus the Cincinnati Bengals.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels totals 64 yards, TD    Sun Dec 23, 10:23 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels rushed 12 times for 53 yards in Week 16 against the New Orleans Saints and he added three grabs for 11 yards and a touchdown.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels steps up big time    Sun Dec 16, 11:17 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels rushed 19 times for a career-high 142 yards in Week 15 against the New England Patriots and he added two catches for 30 yards.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels busy in passing game    Sun Dec 9, 11:04 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels rushed 11 times for 28 yards and caught seven passes for 64 yards in a 24-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders in Week 14.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels, Stevan Ridley to split time    Wed Dec 5, 10:06 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels said he will be the starting running back for the Week 14 game but will split playing time with RB Stevan Ridley.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels likely to start    Tue Dec 4, 12:18 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels is the front-runner to start in Week 14 after it was announced Tuesday, Dec. 4, that starting RB James Conner (ankle) will be sidelined with an ankle sprain. RBs Stevan Ridley and Trey Edmunds figure to be the backups.

Footballguys view: Samuels is a big back with a swift running style and the versatility to line up all over the formation (even outside as a receiver) on offense. He doesn't have to come off the field due to his pass-catching ability but it sounds like the Steelers will use some form of RBBC with Samuels as the lead back.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels scores in blowout    Thu Nov 8, 11:19 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels rushed five times for seven yards and caught three passes for 22 yards and a touchdown in a 52-21 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 10.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Samuels logs 15 touches    Sat Aug 25, 09:27 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Samuels rushed 11 times for 41 yards and caught four passes for 36 yards in a 16-6 preseason win over the Tennessee Titans Saturday, Aug. 25.

Footballguys view: Samuels looked like he belongs on an NFL field and he could be an excellent RBBC partner for James Conner next year. The Steelers appear to be prepared well for the post-Bell era or a Bell injury this year.

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