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Graham is the best the Irish will face in 2012

How did the Panthers hit for the three biggest plays allowed by Notre Dame's defense this season? Where did the Irish pressure come from on five sacks and eight hurries? We have a breakdown inside...

It fun while it lasted. Through eight games of the 2012 season, Bob Diaco's Irish defense had yielded just one pass in excess of 40 yards (41 vs. Navy in the season-opener). It likewise had surrendered but one run of more than 30 yards (31 yards by Michigan's Denard Robinson, of course). Saturday against Pittsburgh, both categories endured new season highs allowed as Pittsburgh gashed Diaco's... Recommended Stories

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