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The Wolfpack will look to bounce back from a rough outing in Blacksburg, Va., with a trip to take on No. 24 Pittsburgh this Saturday with a second straight road contest. With that in mind, we brought on Ed O'Brien of Panther247 to offer an in-depth look at the Panthers prior to Saturday's matchup.

Just how effective is the Panthers' experienced offense? What makes Pitt's defense so special? How important is this game for the Panthers with a chance to start 4-0 for the first time in two decades?