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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…


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New Steelers OLB Bud Dupree To Start Off On Left Side Of Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Kentucky outside linebacker Bud Dupree with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft Thursday night in Chicago and during the post-selection press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if he will play on the strong-side of the defense. “We’ll start him out on…


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2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kentucky OLB Alvin Dupree

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, out attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Live we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. We’ll focus on…


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2015 NFL Draft: Steelers Select Kentucky OLB Bud Dupree In 1st Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Kentucky OLB Bud Dupree with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. AGILITY TESTS 4.56 in the 40-yard dash…1.60 10-yard dash…2.65 20-yard dash…4.11 20-yard shuttle… 11.26 60-yard shuttle…7.15 three-cone drill…42-inch vertical jump…11’-06” broad jump… 32 5/8-inch arm length…9 ¾-inch hands…79 3/8-inch wingspan. Dupree…


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2015 NFL Draft First Round Discussion Thread

It’s here and mock drafting season is now officially over. The 2015 NFL Draft is about the start and the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently scheduled to select 22nd overall. Over the course of the draft we will have one main thread to discuss the selections. Please do me a big…


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2015 First Round Mock Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft will begin in less than an hour so I guess I should slip in my annual mock of the first-round. Last year I luckily matched six picks, so my goal is to at least equal that number again this year. I didn’t have time to add…