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Duhart's Forced Fumble Keys Defense

Duhart's Forced Fumble Keys Defense

After getting run all over the field by Navy just 10 days earlier and struggling during the first half against Cincinnati Saturday, Pitt's defense turned things around and shut out the Bearcats during the second half to give the Panthers a chance to pull out a 24-17 victory at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh coach Dave Wannstedt, who coached from the press box due to knee and Achilles surgery just a few days earlier, was impressed and a bit confused at the same time. "I said all last week that our play (in past games) was not an indication of our defense,'' Wannstedt said. "I thought in the second half that the coaches and players did a great job of finding a way to force some turnovers...

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