PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — After their trip to the Big Apple, zone defense should not be foreign to this Panther offense. However, it took some big minutes from their big men in the second half to win big Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Panthers showed a lot of character in last Saturday’s win over Oakland at the Petersen Center, but the only thing this opponent and their next one have in common is they play in the same state.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Sixth-year offensive lineman Chris Jacobson is no stranger to the pageantry of Senior Day, nor its importance to how another adverse season for the Panthers will end.
An influx of promising, albeit unproven, talent, could help provide that wake-up call. It has already re-energized the fan base. But how far can these Panthers prowl?
Not only has Pitt been on the mend from a metaphorical stab wound in South Bend, but the Panthers (1-3, 4-5) are heading to Rentschler Field, the scene of a couple of their most ignominious games since Connecticut joined the Big East for football.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — I don’t mean to make out Saturday’s soggy series of events to be anything more than what they produced: an impressive victory over an unimpressive opponent.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Head coach Paul Chryst got what he ultimately wanted in Buffalo, but the Panthers still want more from their offense, and they could get some help this weekend.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Looking strictly at bottom line, Pitt has been unimpressive through the first half of its Big East Conference farewell, but as of late, its defense has been quite the opposite.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — What had been a position of strength in back-to-back wins was not so in a 14-13 loss at Syracuse last Friday. Left guard Chris Jacobson, the most veteran member of that group, believes this current collection of personnel can regroup in time for No. 18 Louisville’s visit to Heinz Field Saturday morning.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Offensively the Panthers left much to be desired last Friday, but Paul Chryst exempts no one from criticism following a 14-13 loss to lowly Syracuse in Big East action at the Carrier Dome.
Pitt linebacker Dan Mason chatted with Fan Morning Show co-host and Pitt football sideline reporter Gregg Giannotti this week, with the Panthers due to face Syracuse on the road this Friday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) The Orange (1-3, 0-0 Big East) will have to overcome a team that’s won the last seven games in the long series, and the Panthers (2-2, 0-1 Big East) have been purring of late.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid hasn’t even made it to Heinz Field yet, but he’s already delivered an inspirational message to the Knoch Knights, who are trying to get back there.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Through two games Pitt’s defense looked lost. But now that group seems to have found its way, and the Panthers have gotten contributions from multiple sources en route to consecutive wins.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — When Pitt (0-1, 2-2) resumes Big East play Friday night, head coach Paul Chryst expects the Orange (0-0, 1-3) to practice their “air” craft inside the Carrier Dome.
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