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Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Pitt football legend Jimbo Covert, who played offensive tackle for the Panthers from 1978-82 and then for the Chicago Bears from 1983-90, was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Wednesday morning.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Crucial additions for fantasy playoffs

Waiver Wire Weekly: Crucial additions for fantasy playoffs

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Only a select few fantasy teams remain as playoff season begins. With late-season injuries taking their toll, these players could prove vital to keeping your season alive.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride out Scarbrough, Hines during final byes

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride out Scarbrough, Hines during final byes

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

If your fantasy football team needs one last win to secure a spot in the playoffs, look to these players to step up during the NFL’s final bye week.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Struggling quarterbacks could make key additions

Waiver Wire Weekly: Struggling quarterbacks could make key additions

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

With the playoffs just around the corner and four teams on bye, these players could prove crucial to fantasy owners looking to make a final postseason push.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Johnson, Stills in line for elevated work

Waiver Wire Weekly: Johnson, Stills in line for elevated work

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

With injuries to fantasy cogs Kerryon Johnson and Will Fuller, replacements Ty Johnson and Kenny Stills are must-adds in every league.

What are the Odds: Lock in LSU, Los Angeles

What are the Odds: Lock in LSU, Los Angeles

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck gives his best bets for the coming week in football after a slick showing in Week 7.

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

By TPN Staff

October 10, 2019

The Pitt News Sports staff discusses a couple young quarterbacks proving their chops in the NFL — as well as a seasoned veteran making a serious case for league MVP — in this week’s Take 5

Waiver Wire Weekly: Surviving the Week 6 byes

Waiver Wire Weekly: Surviving the Week 6 byes

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

With the Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts all on bye weeks, make sure to grab one of these players to fill the void.

Waiver Wire Weekly: No superstars, no problem

Waiver Wire Weekly: No superstars, no problem

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

With another week of NFL action in the books, here is the latest slate of players available to bolster your fantasy football squad. Last week we featured breakout players like Jacoby Brissett, Darrel Williams and Will Dissly. This week we focus on a slew of of Bucs and Steelers after big performances in Week 4.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Quick fixes for the injury bug

Waiver Wire Weekly: Quick fixes for the injury bug

By Adam Link, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Injuries, releases and retirements thrust up-and-coming stars into the spotlight in the NFL’s week three, so pick up these little-known studs to fill the holes left by a brutal week.

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