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Doctor Robert: Panthers mostly healthy heading into Boston College game

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Last week, Pitt was mostly healthy heading into their season opener against Delaware. For the most part, that will hold true again this weekend when the team faces Boston College on Friday.

The big thing in regards to an injury is obviously Tyler Boyd's dislocated finger that he suffered in the team's win last weekend. Boyd is the team's best player and perhaps its most important. The good news, however, is that the wide receiver has been practicing this week and even early on, was expected to play. Not seeing him out there on Friday would be a big surprise.

One player I mentioned in last week's injury report was running back Isaac Bennett. Bennett had been recovering from shoulder surgery and was limited in training camp. But he played against Delaware just as he said he would, and it seems like he's no longer a question at this point.

Chryst not only talked about Boyd practicing during his weekly press conference, but indicated that the rest of the team was mostly healthy, too. "We came out good and everyone practiced yesterday," Chryst said at his presser. "A couple young guys who haven't practiced in a while will go today. Everybody should be turning out for football today though."

It's still early in the season, so you'd hate to see injuries already. But they do happen and thus far, Pitt remains a relatively healthy team.

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