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Waiver Wire: It’s crunch time

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.

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.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Cleveland Browns look promising under new leadership

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.

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.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Filling in the holes of Week 9

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.

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.

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

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws during the first day of training camp practice in Tampa, Florida, on July 26.

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.

Pickett Pitt’s only promising prospect

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)

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 loss also overshadowed what should have been an exciting occasion — the emergence of first-year ...

Prediction: Panthers share quarterback woes with Tar Heels

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

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 campaigns, but the teams’ disappointing seasons can be attributed to one major similarity — the...

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