Heading into Week 17, an interesting dichotomy occurs in the NFL. Teams completely eliminated from the postseason or teams with playoff spots locked up often rest injured players. However, teams in the playoff hunt often push injured players to take the field. With that said, here are the notable injury situations headed into Week 17.
Missing the last three games with a sprained ankle, James Conner remains questionable heading into the Steelers' last game. Conner did not practice last week, but the Steelers need a win in order to keep their playoff hopes alive. To begin the week, coach Mike Tomlin said Conner remains questionable for Week 17, but the Steelers will likely push Conner to play in a must-win game.