Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer saw the majority of snaps at running back in Sunday's 31-19 loss to the Denver Broncos. He played 42 snaps, had nine carries for 43 yards and added two receptions for 11 yards. Teammate Isaac Redman was a distant second with 24 snaps, 11 carries for 20 yards, and two catches for seven yards.
Fantasy Impact: With Rashard Mendenhall still rehabbing from a torn ACL, the Steelers were expected to use a RB-by-committee in Week 1, but Dwyer showed much more burst and big-play ability than the plodding Redman, who barely saw the field in the second half. For now, Dwyer is the better fantasy option until Mendenhall comes back, and you should probably drop Redman if you haven't already. The Steelers host the New York Jets in Week 2.
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