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2015 NFL Draft Day-Two Discussion Thread

The second day of the 2015 NFL Draft is about to get underway and once again we will have one main thread to discuss the action. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a pick both the second and third rounds but there are reports that they might be attempting to trade up…


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Report: Ravens, Cardinals Both Wanted To Draft Bud Dupree

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Kentucky linebacker Bud Dupree with the 22nd overall pick in the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, but according to a Friday morning report, another team attempted to get him with the 21st overall selection. Per a report by Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910, the…



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2015 NFL Draft Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome back for day-two of the 2015 NFL Draft. By the end of the night we should have two new Pittsburgh Steelers players to talk about and research deeper. Prior to the second-round getting underway, let me get your responses to five questions…


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God Mom’s Dream Resulted In Nickname For Dupree

During his Friday introductory press conference, new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree was asked how he came about getting the nickname, “Bud.” Dupree, whose birth name is Alvin, proceeded to tell the story. “Well, my God mom gave me the nickname Bud,” said Dupree. “One day she said she had a…



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Report: Steelers Interested In Second-Round Trade-Up

Will the Pittsburgh Steelers be moving up in the second-round of the 2015 NFL Draft? According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, it’s possible. Titans entertaining offers for top pick in 2nd round, No. 33. Top teams in round 2 all taking calls. One team interested in coming up: PITT. —…


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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…