#Steelers RB James Conner has been taken to the locker room to be evaluated for a shoulder injury. His return is questionable.— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) November 15, 2019
Conner had missed the last two games with a shoulder injury and admitted prior to the game he was not 100%. Before leaving the game, Conner had 10 rushing yards on five carries along with one reception for 6 yards.
As for JuJu Smith-Schuster, he has been ruled out of the game with a concussion.
#Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster has been declared OUT from tonight’s game after suffering a concussion in the second quarter.— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) November 15, 2019
Before leaving the game, Smith-Schuster had two catches for 21 yards. On the play where Smith-Schuster was injured, he took a helmet-to-helmet shot which was not flagged. On the same play, the Browns were called for roughing the passer on Mason Rudolph as he took a shot to the helmet as well.
UPDATE: Four Steelers have been ruled out for the remainder of the game. They are JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner, Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, and Artie Burns.
#Steelers Injury Update: In addition to JuJu Smith-Schuster (concussion), the following players have also been ruled OUT for the rest of tonight’s game: Artie Burns (knee), Ola Adeniyi (concussion) & James Conner (shoulder).— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) November 15, 2019
UPDATE: Diontae Johnson has been ruled out in the third quarter with a concussion. The hit against Johnson drew a 15 yard penalty and ejection for Brown’s safety Damarious Randall.
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