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The Steelers received some good news at the end of a bad week. Cornerback Joe Haden and running back James Conner are good to go for Sunday.Haden returned to practice Friday after missing the previous two days with his shoulder injury.Haden said his shoulder is “definitely” feeling better this week. “It bothers me a little bit Jerome Bettis Jersey ,” Haden said, via Teresa Varley of the team website. “It hurts. But you just have to get past that, knowing it’s going to be there. I can still get full range of motion and everything. That is the main thing.” Conner had a full practice for a second consecutive day after missing practice Wednesday with his knee issue. Tight end Vance McDonald (back) and linebacker Bud Dupree (ankle) also were full participants.The Steelers did rule out linebackers Vince Williams (hamstring) and Anthony Chickillo (foot) and fullback Roosevelt Nix (knee). Mike Tomlin James Conner Jersey , who is entering his 13th season with the Steelers, now is one of only three African-American head coaches in the league. Anthony Lynn and new Dolphins coach Brian Flores are the others.Since Dan Rooney — the namesake of the Rooney Rule — died two years ago this month, NFL teams have made 15 head coaching hires with Flores and Steve Wilks the only African-Americans. Wilks lasted only one season in Arizona.“I think the numbers speak for themselves in that regard https://www.thesteelerslockerroom.com/authentic-terrell-edmunds-jersey ,” “It was a disappointing hiring cycle for someone who watches it like I do, knowing some of the deserving men I do who I thought should have gotten an opportunity and didn’t. But we’ll continue to work and fight for equality and opportunity.”The league adopted the Rooney Rule in 2003 Womens Terrell Edmunds Jersey , requiring teams hiring head coaches to interview at least one minority candidate. In 2009, the NFL expanded it to include openings for General Manager positions.“I think that’s what the Rooney Rule speaks to, equality within the opportunity Womens James Conner Jersey ,” Tomlin said. “We’ll continue to fight for that, not only in terms of head coaching searches, but maybe other areas of the profession as well. I know there’s some discussions in the offseason regarding some of that.”

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