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Former Pitt LB Nicholas Grigsby makes L.A. Rams’ 53-man roster

Former Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby jars the ball loose.

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

September 4, 2016

Former Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby survived the last round of NFL preseason roster cuts Saturday, officially making the Los Angeles Rams’ 53-man roster entering the 2016-2017 season. Grigsby joins former Panthers wide receiver Tyler Boyd of the Cincinnati Bengals as the second player from Pitt’s 2015 ...

Bye bye, Boyd: Pitt receiver completes journey from Clairton to the NFL

One of the most prolific receivers in school history, Tyler Boyd (23) will line up as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals next season. | Pitt News Archives

By Ashwini Sivaganesh / Assistant Sports Editor

May 10, 2016

There were 57 seconds left in the fourth quarter on September 19, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa, and the whole stadium knew where the ball was going. Pitt had the ball on second-and-goal from the eight-yard line, trailing the Iowa Hawkeyes by seven points. Quarterback Nathan Peterman was looking for an open rec...

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