Sources: Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner (COVID-19 list) unlikely to play against Washington

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner is eligible to come off the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday, but it still is considered unlikely that he will play against the Washington Football Team, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Conner, who was declared cancer-free in 2016 after being diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin lymphoma in 2015, tested positive for COVID-19, a source told Schefter last week. Conner has been on the list since Nov. 28.

He missed Wednesday's 19-14 win over the Baltimore Ravens, and Benny Snell Jr. got the start in his place. Snell ran for 60 yards on 16 carries and had three catches for 33 yards.

Meanwhile, the Steelers on Sunday downgraded kicker Chris Boswell (hip) to doubtful for Monday's game. Matthew Wright, signed to the practice squad a week ago, will likely take over the kicking duties on Monday.

ESPN's Brooke Pryor contributed to this report.