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July 19, 2020

Implications of Bud Dupree’s Franchise Tag

Ty Schadt 11:00am July 19, 2020 7/19/20

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Earlier this week, former Kentucky linebacker Bud Dupree and the Pittsburgh Steelers failed to reach a long-term agreement, meaning the five-year veteran will play the upcoming season on the franchise tag. What exactly is the franchise tag, and what does it mean for Dupree’s future in Pittsburgh? The franchise tag is a designation an NFL…

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July 15, 2020

Bud Dupree did not get his long-term deal in Pittsburgh

Drew Franklin 5:45pm July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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4 p.m. today marked the deadline for NFL teams to sign their franchise-tagged players to long-term deals. In Nashville, Derrick Henry signed a four-year deal in the final hour. (Titan Up.) In Cleveland, Myles Garrett agreed to a massive extension to stay on the Browns’ defensive line. In Kansas City, Super Bowl champion Chris Jones…

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April 23, 2020

Bud Dupree signs franchise tag with Pittsburgh Steelers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm April 23, 2020 4/23/20

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Today’s a good day for Bud Dupree. Last month, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the franchise tag on the former Cat, and today, he signed his franchise tender, guaranteeing him $15.8 million for the 2020 season. The Steelers have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal. Dupree is coming off his best season yet…

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March 2, 2020

Bud Dupree has received the franchise tag in Pittsburgh

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm March 2, 2020 3/2/20

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Former Kentucky pass-rusher Bud Dupree is sticking around for (at least) one more year in Pittsburgh. This afternoon, Jenna Laine of ESPN reported that the Steelers are expected to franchise tag the former Wildcat and veteran pass-rusher this offseason, a deal that would keep him in Pittsburgh for one more year while they negotiate a…

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December 22, 2019

Bud Dupree Has A Big Day Following Pro Bowl Snub

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm December 22, 2019 12/22/19

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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree was surprisingly left completely off the NFL’s Pro Bowl team that was released earlier this week. Despite being ranked in the top-10 in both overall sacks and tackles for loss, the former Kentucky star didn’t even find his name on the alternate list. In a 22-6 loss to the New…

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Cats in the NFL Week 16 Preview

Eli Mitchell 11:00am December 22, 2019 12/22/19 Comments Disabled

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The regular season of the NFL year is coming to an end as Week 16 games continue today with seven former Kentucky players in action. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets (Benny Snell Jr., Bud Dupree) The Steelers are hoping to get back on track this week as they must win to secure the sixth…

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November 25, 2019

Cats in the NFL: Week 12 Recap

Brett Bibbins 10:30am November 25, 2019 11/25/19

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We had eight total former Kentucky Wildcats playing in NFL games this weekend. Let’s take a look at how those former Cats fared in today’s action. Pittsburgh Steelers 16 – Cincinnati Bengals 10 The Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to Cincinnati where former Cats, Bud Dupree and Benny Snell Jr, could play in front of a lot…

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November 24, 2019

Cats in the NFL Week 12 Preview

Eli Mitchell 11:00am November 24, 2019 11/24/19 Comments Disabled

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The NFL season continues as nine former Kentucky players are in action today with Za’Darius Smith playing in prime-time on Sunday Night Football. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-7) vs. Atlanta Falcons (3-7) (Mike Edwards)  An NFC-South match up between two teams that have been inconsistent throughout the year as the Falcons have surprisingly won two in…

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November 17, 2019

Cats in the NFL: Week 11 Recap

Brett Bibbins 10:00pm November 17, 2019 11/17/19

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With several former Kentucky Wildcats sitting out this week due to injury or their team being on a bye, it was a slower week of NFL action for the Big Blue Nation. Here’s a look at how those who did suit up fared in this week’s games. Dallas Cowboys 35 – Detroit Lions 27 The…

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November 10, 2019

Cats in the NFL: Week 10 Preview

Eli Mitchell 11:00am November 10, 2019 11/10/19

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The NFL season rolls on with 11 games today as the playoff picture is beginning to come together a bit clearer. Atlanta Falcons (1-7) vs. New Orleans Saints (7-1) (Larry Warford) It’s now or never for the Falcons as Head Coach Dan Quinn is on the hot seat. A win will be tough to come…

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