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The Bengals signed John Conner, aka The Terminator, to a two year contract Saturday after placing fullback Chris Pressley on injured reserve after he suffered a knee injury in the Thursday night win against the Eagles. Conner drew attention two seasons ago for his role in the Hard Knocks program featuring the Jets, but he was a player I absolutely coveted going into the draft that season. Conner is a traditional style fullback in the mold of former Bengal Lorenzo Neal. He has the ability to blow up defenders at the line of scrimmage, has decent hands, and can fight for tough yardage in the red zone.
Conner, who hails from Cincinnati and played at Lakota West High School, was mainly a blocking back at Kentucky, but he did show the ability to catch the ball on occasion and scored several touchdowns. His main skill, though, is being a blocking back, which is a somewhat antiquated concept for the NFL in 2012. That said, there is still a place for a guy like Conner in the NFL, and...
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The New York Jets signed fullback John Conner Saturday to replace Chris Pressley, who was placed on injured reserve. Conner was drafted by the Jets in 2010 but was cleared from the roster earlier this season in an injury settlement. Pressley injured his right knee in Thursday night's victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. He started in seven of the 14 games he played this year.
The Cincinnati Bengals have added fullback John Conner in
preparation for a stretch run that could result in a playoff appearance,
reports Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
A Cincinnati-area native, Conner fills the spot created by
the placement of fullback Chris Pressley on injured reserve.
Pressley suffered a
knee injury Thursday night during the team’s victory over...
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