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Steelers Salary Cap: Looking Ahead At Bud Dupree’s Rookie Contract

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Kentucky linebacker Bud Dupree with the 22nd overall pick in the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, we can look ahead at what is contract will more than likely look like. Based on this year’s salary cap numbers, the rookie pool for the…


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“Horrible” Wait For Dupree Lands “Gift” In Steelers’ Lap

With the 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected outside linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree. It is the third consecutive year in which the team used their first overall selection on a linebacker, and the second in three years that that selection…


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After Landing Versatile Dupree, Steelers Move On To Day-Two

After posting such mind-boggling numbers at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine in February, it was clear Kentucky’s Bud Dupree was going to skyrocket up draft boards. Some even had him mocked in the top ten picks. However, as the Pittsburgh Steelers round one selection crept closer Thursday night, it became…



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Steelers 2015 NFL Draft: Bud Dupree 2014 Sack Breakdown

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have drafted Kentucky outside linebacker Bud Dupree in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, I thought we would take a quick look at his sacks from last season. I was able to track 5.5 of the 7.5 that Dupree registered last year and…



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Reviewing The Pick: Bud Dupree

Like Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert admitted they felt, I am pleasantly surprised to see linebacker Bud Dupree fall to the Pittsburgh Steelers at 22. Truthfully, I thought it had no chance of happening. But that’s why you build your board. Dupree was always the player I wanted the team to…


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Steelers Day Two Agenda And Potential Targets

After months and months of impatient anticipation and speculation, Thursday night at long last began providing the answers to the questions facing the Pittsburgh Steelers and the other 31 teams around the NFL as they began collecting their new pieces to add to the puzzle that is the perennial quest…


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Steelers 2015 Draft: Five Day-Two Prospects To Watch Out For

Day one of the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books. Moving right into day-two with rounds two and three, here is a list of prospects to keep an eye on for the Pittsburgh Steelers during Friday’s action. Adrian Amos/SS Penn St: The second round is too high but the…


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Bud Dupree Saved Steelers’ First Round After Run On Corners

It was a long offseason process, but by draft day the notion that the Pittsburgh Steelers would take a cornerback in the first round of the NFL Draft for the first time in nearly 20 years seemed absolutely ubiquitous, with seemingly every available mock draft having them land either Kevin…


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Steelers Stocking Pedigree At Linebacker

Don’t look now, but the Pittsburgh Steelers are once again the linebacker capital of the National Football League—at least, that is, when it comes to pedigree. For the third straight draft, the Steelers used their first-round draft selection to take a linebacker, this year adding outside linebacker Bud Dupree with…


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AFC North Draft Day One In Review

Thursday night was an active one for the AFC North, which added five new members to its fraternity via the five selections made in the first round by the four teams within the division. While the AFC North sent three teams to the playoffs and every team won at least…


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Bud Dupree Asked Questions About James Harrison Prior To Pro Day

New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree might very well be a “football junkie”, but even so, he’s still probably got a lot to learn about his new team after being selected 22nd overall in the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Dupree, however, does know about one player on the…


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Steelers Didnt Expect Bud Dupree To Fall To Them

According to most draft analyst, Kentucky outside linebacker Bud Dupree was expected to be drafted within the first 15-20 picks of the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, so the Pittsburgh Steelers feel fortunate that they were able to get a player of his caliber with the 22nd overall…


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Mike Tomlin Says New Steelers OLB Bud Dupree Is A “Football Junkie”

While a few edge-rushers in the 2015 NFL Draft such as Nebraska’s Randy Gregory and Missouri’s Shane Ray may have character issues associated with them, that doesn’t seem to be the case with new Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree, who was picked by the team with the 22nd overall…