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Tagged: Najee Harris (50 Results)


No RB controversy in Pittsburgh, Harris the #1

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Matt Canada squashed any potential controversy about the team’s backfield room on Monday, saying that “Najee is our 1”. Despite running back JAYLEN WARREN’s big game andMore solid preseason, NAJEE HARRIS will remain the starting running back for the Steelers heading into the upcoming season. Fantasy owners should note, however, that Harris and Warren split reps down the stretch last season and will likely do so again this season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Ian Allan: Durable backs

Austin Ekeler and Najee Harris have both started all 17 games the last two years? Can we count on these guys to stay healthy? Or is running back simply an inherently dangerous position (with every player a substantial risk to have his season ruined)?   more »


Around the NFL: Matt Canada

For better or for worse, the Steelers apparently are sticking with offensive coordinator Matt Canada. So says a report in an area newspaper.   more »



Steelers RB Harris misses Wednesday practice, RB Warren cleared to play

Pittsburgh Steelers running back NAJEE HARRIS missed Wednesday’s practice as he continues to deal with an oblique injury suffered in Monday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Harris has yet toMore miss a game in his NFL career since being a first-round pick in 2021. While Harris’ status for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons remains iffy, fellow running back JAYLEN WARREN was a full participant on Wednesday as he works his way back from a hamstring issue. Warren said on Wednesday that he felt good and that he would return to game action when the Steelers face the Falcons this weekend. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Mailbag: November 23, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Can Odell Beckham make a difference in December? Top players coming back from IR. And weighing Amon-Ra St. Brown vs. Najee Harris. more »


Around the NFL: Najee Harris

Najee Harris has generally been a disappointment this season, but he's at least played his best ball the last two weeks. He has a tough matchup this week, at Indianapolis, but I think he'll keep things going.   more »



Steelers RB Harris dealing with knee discomfort

Pittsburgh Steelers running back NAJEE HARRIS is reportedly experiencing some slight discomfort in his knee coming out of Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Head coach Mike Tomlin did notMore seem overly concerned, indicating on Tuesday that Harris is still likely to suit up and play against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week #11. Fantasy owners will want to monitor Harris’ status throughout practice this week leading up to the game. Less

Source: Team Blog


Steelers RB Warren likely to see increased workload

Pittsburgh Steelers running back NAJEE HARRIS was a first-round draft pick and made the Pro Bowl as a rookie, while fellow running back JAYLEN WARREN was an undrafted free agent outMore of Oklahoma State. Despite the differing pedigrees, Harris has struggled this season and the Steelers running game ranks a lowly 27th in the league. Head coach Mike Tomlin indicated this week that the rookie Warren, who has run well in limited opportunities, is likely to see an increased workload through the remainder of the season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Podcast: October 4 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff establish (their distaste for) the run, then play Supply by Demand in Week 5. Play along at home and win a plaque from Affordable Trophies.  more »



Steelers RB Harris returns to full practice

Pittsburgh Steelers running back NAJEE HARRIS returned to a full practice on Thursday after a limited session on Wednesday. Harris left Sunday’s season-opening win against the Cincinnati Bengals due to aMore foot injury but he has been consistent in claiming that he will be ready for this weekend’s matchup against the New England Patriots. Harris appears to be trending in the right direction. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune


Steelers RB Harris vows to play in home opener vs. Patriots

Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that running back NAJEE HARRIS did not aggravate the Lisfranc strain that sidelined him in the preseason. Harris added in a Tuesday interviewMore that he is planning to play in the Steelers home opener this Sunday against the New England Patriots. Harris said his foot got “dinged up”, adding that the injury was “nothing too crazy”. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune


Steelers Watt, Harris leave opener with injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers believe star pass-rusher and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year T.J. WATT suffered a torn pectoral during Sunday’s overtime win against the Cincinnati Bengals. Watt is scheduledMore to undergo scans today to confirm the diagnosis. Both Watt and running back NAJEE HARRIS (foot) exited with injuries in the fourth quarter and were ruled out. Harris was dealing with a Lisfranc sprain in his foot during training camp and limped off the field on Sunday as the Steelers attempted to run out the clock. Less



Steelers RB Harris has been dealing with Lisfranc sprain

Pittsburgh Steelers running back NAJEE HARRIS revealed that he has been dealing with a Lisfranc sprain in his foot that he supposedly suffered on the first day of training camp. TheMore timing would mean that Harris has been out for about four weeks, which is the general timeline for such an injury. The good news for the Steelers, Harris, and his fantasy owners is that he is reportedly ready to roll for the season opener at the Cincinnati Bengals. Less


Mailbag: August 16, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: filling the vacant third-down back role in New England. Selecting Christian McCaffrey No. 1 overall. Cover candidates for 2023. Hitting the sweet spot on auction prices. And more. more »


Factoid: Running backs

In the second halves of fantasy drafts, it makes sense to pay attention to backup running backs. They end up contributing a lot more than you might expect.  more »


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