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Pitt names four football captains - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 20:45

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt names four football captains
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi announced the Panthers' four captains Friday for the 2015 football season at the team's preseason kickoff luncheon. They are tight end J.P. Holtz, cornerback Lafayette Pitts, defensive lineman Darryl Render and offensive lineman ...
Despite being suspended, Boyd still making contributions for PittTribune-Review
Pitt names team captains for 2015Pittsburgh Sporting News

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Top ten developments from Pitt's 2015 training camp - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 08:03

Top ten developments from Pitt's 2015 training camp
Cardiac Hill (blog)
I generally hate doing lists for fear of something that will be left out. Also, there are other things that could have been mentioned here such as nagging injuries (mostly since we don't know the extent of them), recruiting target Damar Hamlin showing ...
Pitt RB Rachid Ibrahim out for season with Achillies injuryFOXSports.com

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Penn State football: Q&A with LaVar Arrington - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Penn State football: Q&A with LaVar Arrington
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette caught up with Arrington to discuss the outlook for the Nittany Lions' season as well as the renewal of the Pitt-Penn State rivalry. Q: You're 2016 four-star defensive end Oluwole Betiku's legal guardian. Wole came from ...
LaVar Arrington sees 'studs' in Penn State secondary; how 4-star recruit ...PennLive.com

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Poll of the Week: Pitt offensive line injury concerns - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:08

Poll of the Week: Pitt offensive line injury concerns
Cardiac Hill (blog)
For once, Pitt fans felt like an injury to a huge player could be withstood. Unfortunately, the line is dealing with some other injuries. For the past few weeks, offensive linemen Alex Bookser and Artie Rowell have been in the limited category. If one ...

Heinz Field practice a good change of pace for Pit... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 00:04

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Heinz Field practice a good change of pace for Pit...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By the middle of Tuesday evening, the Pitt football team was all about fun, taking selfies and signing autographs during the team's Fan Fest at Heinz Field. Just a few hours earlier, though, it was all serious. Before Fan Fest started, Pitt ran through ...
Voytik, Peterman find comfort in new offensive system at PittTimesonline.com

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Three Pitt players named to ESPN.com's All-ACC Football Team - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:03

Three Pitt players named to ESPN.com's All-ACC Football Team
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Wide receiver Tyler Boyd was the only Panther to make ESPN.com's All-American first team, but he was one of three Pitt players to make the site's All-ACC preseason team. Joining Boyd were running back James Conner and offensive tackle Adam Bisnowaty.

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Pitt Football Training Camp: Jordan Whitehead still a candidate for boundary ... - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 08:03

Pitt Football Training Camp: Jordan Whitehead still a candidate for boundary ...
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Ever since joining the team, true freshman Jordan Whitehead has been making his presence felt. Last week, it was said that he could receive quality reps as soon as the team's opener against Youngstown State. That may not be all, however - it sounds as ...

Pitt Football Training Camp: Brian O'Neill making push to start in first year ... - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 19:23

Pitt Football Training Camp: Brian O'Neill making push to start in first year ...
Cardiac Hill (blog)
By all accounts, former tight end Brian O'Neill was making a smooth transition to the offensive line. In fact, jumping ahead of several guys on the depth chart and looking like a lock for the second team, O'Neill seems to be flat out impressing the ...

Several Panthers on FWAA 75th Anniversary All-American College Football Teams - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:04

Several Panthers on FWAA 75th Anniversary All-American College Football Teams
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt has had a long history of producing NFL stars and recently, the school earned some more recognition in that department. A few days ago, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) released its 75th Anniversary All-American teams and the ...

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Defensive end Hez Trahan leaves the Pitt football program - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 08:07

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Defensive end Hez Trahan leaves the Pitt football program
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Trahan came to Pitt pretty late in the game, committing to the Panthers in January of 2014, a little bit before National Signing Day. He wasn't a highly regarded recruit despite having some success as a player at Philadelphia Roman Catholic, and was ...
Pitt's Narduzzi has 'pretty good idea' on depth chartPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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In 2012, the leading rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers was Jonathan Dwyer. His 623 yards was the second-lowest total for the team's leading rusher in a full season since Dick Hoak's 531 yards led the way in 1969.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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