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Slating a fantasy running back against the Atlanta Falcons has been a common theme this season. And why not? The results have been glorious! 


Next up on the list, James Conner of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Not only does Atlanta's defensive scheme force short passes, but they have been ravaged by injuries -- four starters (two safeties, a middle linebacker, and a defensive tackle) from Week 1 will not be suiting up for the Falcons' Week 5 matchup with the Steelers.


Conner owners are starting to groan about his lack of success in the running game, however, this a great chance for him to show he's the running back of now, not just the future -- with Le'Veon Bell getting ready to make his return to the team.

We're not exactly sure how this Bell-Conner situation will work going forward, but Conner could make this is a much bigger controversy than it already is with a massive performance on Sunday against the Falcons.


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