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Report: RB James Conner Underwent Surgery To Repair Turf Toe-Type Injury This Offseason

We now might know why Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent running back James Conner hasn’t seemed to have much interest so far this offseason.

According to a Monday report by Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Conner underwent surgery to repair a very moderate turf toe-type injury this offseason and that procedure was done by renowned specialist Dr. Robert Anderson, per reports. The injury reportedly happened while riding in a recreational vehicle, per Rapoport’ s tweet. A full recovery is expected in June the report also indicates.

James Conner, one of the top FAs available, will have a physical on his visit to the #AZCardinals today, and that takes on increased importance given the recent surgery.