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The beginner’s guide to 2019 fantasy football

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) looks to throw downfield against the Carolina Panthers in the second half on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

By Michael Elesinmogun, for the Pitt News

August 29, 2019

As the NFL season gets ready to begin on Thursday, fans are starting to put their fantasy football teams together. It’s a challenging process that brings plenty of uncertainty, leaving you to make educated guesses as you draft. To help with this drafting process, here are five dos and don'ts that will help prepare you for draft day — along with the biggest sleeper at every position that you may want to keep your eyes on.

Panthers show off at Pitt’s NFL Pro Day

After the combine, nfl.com gave Qadree Ollison an overall rating of 4.93, putting him in the second-lowest category a player can get.

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

Pitt held its annual Pro Day on Wednesday to give seniors who weren’t invited to the NFL Combine a chance to perform in front of NFL Scouts.

Take 5: WWZD: What Will Zion Do

Duke's Zion Williamson (1) falls to the court under North Carolina's Luke Maye (32), injuring himself and damaging his shoe during the first half of the game on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C.

By Pitt News Staff

February 28, 2019

No one knows for sure what any athletes’ futures hold, but people can speculate. Morant will make it, Zion should come back, the Phillies should walk away from Bryce and Murray needs to throw.

Take 5: Kyler Murray is hurting his career, transfer portal is making football fun

Former Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts announced he will transfer to Oklahoma.

By Pitt News Staff

January 16, 2019

Kyler Murray declared for the NFL Draft and in the end, it’s going to cause more harm than good. He won’t become the high draft selection he hoped for and the Oakland A’s will lose because they wasted their No. 9 pick in the 2018 MLB Draft. This moment in history will be known as “The Oakland Screw Job.”

Tampa Bay selects Jordan Whitehead with the 117th overall pick in the NFL Draft

Safety Jordan Whitehead gets drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers after being selected 117th in the overall draft. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Senior Staff Writer

April 28, 2018

Pitt football had its second player taken off the board— after offensive lineman Brian O’Neill— when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected safety Jordan Whitehead in the fourth round with the 117th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Despite dealing with two shortened seasons after an impressive first year, Whi...

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