Bud Dupree

Beat Writer Wants Steelers To Put Bud Dupree ‘On Notice’

It’s quickly becoming apparent that the whipping boy de jour in Pittsburgh is going to be Bud Dupree, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ three-year veteran starting left outside linebacker, who was taken in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, and has since played in 38 games, starting 24 of them,…


Bouchette Doesn’t Believe Steelers Will Use 5th Year Option On Bud Dupree

Though far from gospel, one of the top Pittsburgh Steelers’ beat writers doesn’t believe the team will place the fifth year option on outside linebacker Bud Dupree. In one of his Steelers’ chats yesterday, Ed Bouchette was asked if the team will exercise Dupree’s option season. His response? “Significant question…



Steelers Need To Be On Edge To Find Yet Another OLB This Offseason

After spending a 2017 first-round draft pick on outside linebacker T.J. Watt, the Pittsburgh Steelers probably aren’t likely to use their 28th overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft on another edge-rusher and especially when you consider that they have bigger needs at the inside linebacker and free safety positions….



Explaining The Fifth-Year Option Process Of Steelers OLB Bud Dupree

In addition to deciding whether or not to sign running back Le’Veon Bell to a long-term contract extension, or place the franchise tag on him, the Pittsburgh Steelers will also need to make another decision by just after the draft takes place on the future of outside linebacker Bud Dupree,…


Bud Dupree Has Big Questions To Answer In 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a business decision ahead of them. Well, they have dozens of business decisions ahead of them, technically. That’s how you run a business. But one of the big ones that they will have to start dealing with this offseason is attempting to guide the future of…


Bud Dupree Admits Fifth-Year Option Decision Is Now On His Mind

The upcoming offseason will certainly be an interesting one for Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree as he will find out in the coming months what the organization really thinks about his potential long term. Dupree, the Steelers first round draft pick in 2015, can potentially have his fifth-year option…


2017 South Side Questions: How Will Dupree Look In Postseason?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…




Watch: Bud Dupree Succeeds Vs The Run Against Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ run defense Monday afternoon was pretty terrible. Mike Tomlin seemed content with that but I, for whatever that’s worth, was not. But one guy I thought did perform well versus the run was Bud Dupree. Dupree’s been one of the most controversial players on the Steelers defense and…



Kozora: Don’t Give Up On Bud Dupree

Bud Dupree is off to a, let’s say less than stellar 2017 season. And Steelers’ Nation has taken notice, placing him in the dreaded Jarvis Jones category. As Lee Corso would tell ya, not so fast, my friend.  I admit I’ve been one of Dupree’s biggest supporters from the beginning. Yes,…


Steelers Week 13 Turning Point: AB Late TD Followed By 3-And-Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers squeaked out another win against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night thanks to another late heroic touchdown by, you guessed it- Antonio Brown. Coming into the game, Brown was listed as questionable with a toe injury and reportedly noticeably in pain and restricted in his pregame movement….