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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Redshirt senior Jason Collier Jr.  lifts junior Derrick Davis Jr. after a touchdown during the spring game at Acrisure Stadium on Saturday.

Pitt football showcases depth of its roster at annual spring game

By Jermaine Sykes, Senior Staff Writer April 17, 2023
The Panthers’ returned to Acrisure Stadium on Saturday for their annual Blue-Gold spring game. Senior Staff Writer Jermaine Sykes offers his takeaways from the contest.
Senior Dayon Hayes rushes the quarterback during Pitt Footballs spring game at Acrisure Stadium.

Defense, quarterbacks shine in Pitt football Spring Game

By Brian Sherry, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2023
Pitt hosted its annual Blue and Gold Spring Game on Saturday at Acrisure Stadium. The edition featured a new format, as the offense took on the defense in the exhibition. The defense ultimately won 33-32.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) scores a touchdown after making a cut on the Los Angeles Rams’ Troy Hill (32) in the first half during a preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Aug. 9.

Waiver Wire: It’s crunch time

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 27, 2018
It’s the most important time of the year, fantasy football playoff time. To ensure you have who you need to make it in your fantasy football playoffs, check out Waiver Wire Weekly.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Cleveland Browns look promising under new leadership

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 6, 2018
Baker Mayfield scored his third-highest fantasy total so far this season last week and under new leadership, this could just be the start for the first year quarterback and teammate Duke Johnson.
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Otha Peters wraps up Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones in the third quarter during a preseason game on Aug. 30 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs won, 33-21.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Filling in the holes of Week 9

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 30, 2018
With Saquon Barkley and Odell Beckham Jr. both on bye weeks, this could be your week to finally get on top. If you are looking to make some moves this week, check out the Pitt News Waiver Wire to see who could be your next best player.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws during the first day of training camp practice in Tampa, Florida, on July 26.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Fitzmagic casts spell in time for Week 3

By Adin Link, Staff Writer September 17, 2018
After last week's results in fantasy football, the Pitt News has put together a new list of targets to watch out for during this week. In a short roundup, we offer suggestions of the top picks of quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends.
First-year quarterback Kenny Pickett completed 15 of 23 passes after he replaced Ben DiNucci during the second quarter of the Panthers’ 20-14 loss to Virginia Tech Saturday. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Pickett Pitt’s only promising prospect

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer November 19, 2017

The Pitt football team’s heartbreaking 20-14 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday brought their season record to 4-7, while also disqualifying them from bowl contention for the first time since 2007. The...

Ben DiNucci (3) has 895 passing yards and four touchdowns in the 2017 season so far. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Prediction: Panthers share quarterback woes with Tar Heels

By Adin Link | Staff Writer November 9, 2017

The narrative for the football programs of Pitt (4-5 overall, 2-3 ACC) and UNC (1-8 overall, 0-6 ACC) have been similar this season. Not only are both teams experiencing hangovers from successful 2016...

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